Meet Georgia’s only transgender elected official

4:09 p.m Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 DeKalb County
Courtesy Stephe Koontz
Stephe Koontz

Doraville is now home to Georgia’s only transgender elected official.

Stephe Koontz, a trans woman, is set to take a seat on the city council. Koontz, who volunteers as an afterschool tutor and serves on a committee at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, won by six votes.

To hear how she did it — and what happened with the last trans woman elected in Georgia — read the story on MyAJC.

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