Here are Georgia’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention

Hillary Clinton at a rally Monday in Lynwood, Calif. (AP Photo)

Hillary Clinton at a rally in Lynwood, Calif. (AP Photo)

When the Democratic National Convention gavels to order on July 25 in Philadelphia, 124 Georgia delegates and alternates will be there.

The Democratic Party of Georgia contingent, unlike its Republican counterpart, will include nearly every major elected official the party still has, from members of Congress to leaders of the House and Senate.

Nearly all of those party leaders are pledged to support presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, who easily defeated Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in the state’s March primary.

Georgia Democrats award delegates to any candidate with at least 15 percent of the vote. Clinton won 71 percent of the March 2 vote; Sanders took 28 percent.

Sixty-seven delegates were selected at the congressional district level. Twenty-two were elected statewide. Another 13 slots were divvied up among party leaders and elected officials. Finally, 15 “superdelegates” will be in Philadelphia. They are “party elite” who can support any candidate, although most have declared for Clinton.

Here’s who’s going. Note: Much of this information was cobbled together from state party officials, from social media and the World Wide Web. We will keep updating this page, so please let us know in the comments or by email if you have anything to add.

President Jimmy Carter, Plains (superdelegate)

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, Albany (superdelegate)

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, Lithonia (superdelegate)

U.S. Rep. David Scott, Atlanta (superdelegate)

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Atlanta (superdelegate)

Democratic National Committee members

Wendy Davis, Rome: Rome city commissioner (superdelegate)

DuBose Porter, Dublin: Chairman of the Democratic Party of G

DuBose Porter, chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia. AJC file

DuBose Porter, chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia. AJC file

eorgia, delegation chairman. Former House minority leader (superdelegate)

Kasim Reed, Atlanta: Mayor of Atlanta (superdelegate)

Richard Ray, Atlanta: President emeritus of the Georgia AFL-CIO (superdelegate)

Sally Rosser, Atlanta: Criminal justice consultant (superdelegate)

Pam Stephenson, Lithonia: State House member (superdelegate)

David Worley, Atlanta: Attorney, member, Georgia Board of Elections (superdelegate)

Dan Halpern, Atlanta (superdelegate)

Nikema Williams, Atlanta: First vice chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia (superdelegate)

Louis Elrod, Atlanta: President, Young Democrats of America (superdelegate)

Clinton party leaders and elected officials:

Stacey Abrams, Atlanta: House minority leader, major Clinton backer.

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams. Kent Johnson/AJC photo.

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams. Kent Johnson/AJC photo.

John Barrow, Athens: Former congressman

Virgil Fludd, Tyrone: Retiring Hous

e Democratic Caucus chairman

Kwanza Hall, Atlanta, member, Atlanta City Council

Nan Orrock, Atlanta: Georgia state senator

Valencia Seay, Riverdale: Georgia state senator

Calvin Smyre, Columbus: Longest-serving state lawmaker, chairman emeritus of Democratic Party of Georgia. This will be his 10th national convention.

Horacena Tate, Atlanta: Senate minority caucus chair

Able Mable Thomas, Atlanta: State House member

Clinton district-level delegates

Pinney Allen, Atlanta: Partner at Alston & Bird law firm and head of the Atlanta Girls School.

Kendall Austin, Decatur: At 17, he’s the youngest member of either party’s delegation.

Dustin Baker, Athens: A data engineer at General Electric.

Dawn Bennett-Alexander, Athens: Associate professor of Employment Law & Legal Studies.

Vivian Bishop, Columbus: Municipal Court clerk in Muscogee County, wife of U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany.

Tom Caiazzo, Statesboro: Professor at East Georgia State College.

Ruth Demeter, Rome: Executive director of Makervillage, Inc.

Henry Ficklin, Macon: Former Macon city council member; one of the plaintiffs that sued Gov. Nathan Deal to block him from appointing three new appellate court judges.

Kevin Fitzpatrick, Brookhaven: An attorney

Will Fowlkes, Kennesaw: Longtime Democratic activist; was delegate to 2008 convention.

Kenneth Fuller, Rome: An attorney; former state senator.

Jennifer Leigh Garcia, Newnan: Secretary for the Coweta County Democratic Party, member State Committee.

Justin Giboney, Atlanta: assistant general counsel at Invest Atlanta.

Wilson Golden, Gainesville: Former lobbyist, U.S. Department of Transportation official

Myesha Good, Lithia Springs: Chairwoman of the 13th District Democratic Committee

Elizabeth Hahn, Evans: English teacher at Westminster Schools of Augusta.

Melva Hicks, Scottdale: Chair, 4th District Democratic Committee

Katie Elizabeth Holland, Sycamore: Former Vinson Fellow at UGA.

Jewell Howard, Baconton: Former teacher and principal; former candidate for state Hosue.

Quentin T. Howell, Milledgeville: Radio host; candidate for state House; chairman, Baldwin County Democratic Party

Camara Phyllis Jones, Atlanta: Renowned physician/epidemiologist and researcher at Morehouse, CDC. Member of World Health Organization teams.

Karen O’Neill Lacey, Williamson: Professor emerita of English at Mercer University.

Alvin Leaphart, Jesup: Attorney and State Committee member

Beverly Leaphart, Jesup: State Committee member

Meredith Lilly, Atlanta: Appointed by President Barack Obama to senior advisory position at U.S. General Service Administration.

Kevin Madden, Peachtree City: Chairman, 3rd District Democratic Committee

Adrianne McCollar, Statesboro: Custodial services superintendent at Georgia Southern University

Jonathan McCollar, Statesboro: Realtor with Remax

Billy Mitchell, Stone Mountain: State lawmaker

Letitia Naghise, Fayetteville: EDI technical analyst at Cahaba GBA

Vinny Olsziewski, Atlanta: Chairman of the Disability Caucus of the Democratic Party of Georgia

Xavier Peoples, Atlanta: Regional finance manager, credit risk management, Zurich North America

Cassandra Powell, Macon: Chair of the Macon-Bibb Board of Elections

Leonard Presberg, Fayetteville: member, Fayette County Board of Education

Brian Reese, Savannah: Supervisor at UPS

Dasheika Monique Ruffin, Atlanta: Legislative analyst for the Atlanta City Council

Teresa Southern, Macon: Works in communications, public relations and marketing.

Fred Swann, Macon: Chairman, 8th District Democratic Committee

Karli Swift, Atlanta: Member of Baker Donelson’s corporate finance and securities group

Enock Vixamar, Lawrenceville: Realtor with Keller Williams

Gwendolyn Waring, Savannah: Owner of the Waring Law Firm

Eric Washington, Conyers

Queen Washington, Conyers

Virginia Webb, Clarkesville: Chair of the Habersham County Democratic Committee

Cheryl Williams, Duluth: Democratic activist

George Williams, Duluth: Democratic activist

Will Woods, Villa Rica

Clinton, at-large delegates

Robin Biro, Atlanta: Former U.S. Army Ranger, real estate consultant

Gail Buckner, Jasper: Former state lawmaker

Mary “Molly” Burke, Atlanta: Former Michelle Nunn aide; Hands on Atlanta board member and former general counsel at GE Energy Services

Gloria Butler, Stone Mountain: State senator

Barbara Campbell, Lithonia: Chair of the African-American Caucus of the Democratic Party of Georgia

Sidney “Sid” Chapman, Griffin: President, Georgia Association of Educators

Gordin Giffin, Atlanta: Ambassador to Canada under President Bill Clinton; former Sam Nunn aide.

Steve Henson, Tucker: Senate minority leader

Mereda Davis Johnson, Lithonia: Member, DeKalb County Commission

Ben Meyers, Johns Creek: Chairman, 6th District Democratic Committee

Pat Pullar, Ellenwood: Chair, Clayton County Democratic Committee

Marion Ray, Jonesboro: Leader of the workers compensation practice at Bowles Rice.

Leslie Small, Atlanta: Executive director of Georgia Engaged

Zilin “Elizabeth” Tang: Ph.D student

Katrina Taylor-Parks, Douglasville: Deputy chief of staff for Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

Franklin Williams, Augusta: Longtime Democratic activist and delegate to 2008 convention

Clinton alternates: 

Bridgemon Bolger, Stone Mountain: Vice chair, Black Caucus of the Young Democrats of America

Aaron Johnson, Atlanta: Former state House candidate; management analyst for Fulton County

Mary Ellen Poellnitz, Stone Mountain: Logistic transportation supervisor at UPS

Andrea Polk-Stephenson, Dacula: Travel agent

Savannah Potter-Miller, Atlanta: Attorney

Barbara White, Fayetteville

Sanders party leaders and elected officials:

Vincent Fort, Atlanta: State senator

Lester Jackson, Savannah: State senator

LaDawn Jones, College Park: Retiring state House member

Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta. AJC file photo

Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta. AJC file photo

Ted Terry, Clarkston: Mayor of Clarkston, vice chair of candidate recruitment for Democratic Party of Georgia

Sanders district delegates:

Daniel Abrams, Marietta: College student

Christina Besh, Ringgold: College student

Javier Brown, Atlanta: Legislative aide to state Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta

Melissa Clink, Gainesville: Health information professional

Rick Day, Ellijay

Susana Duran, Marietta

Angela Eells, Watkinsville: Clinical social worker in Walton County

Adam Griffin, Cohutta: Chair, Whitfield Democratic Party

Rashawn Jones, Grayson: Fulton County public defender

Julie Kisaka, Jonesboro: Intern with the Clayton County Juvenile Court

Elizabeth Miller, Acworth: Director of enrollment and student affairs at Georgia Tech

Andrew Niquette, Albany: College student

Hannah Perkins, Atlanta: Democratic Party of Georgia field organizer; student

Lisa Ring, Richmond Hill: Chair, Bryan County Democratic Party

Rita Robinzine, Decatur: Member, steering committee of DeKalb County Democratic Party

David Smith, Columbus

Vincent Venditti, Warner Robins

George Watson, Kennesaw

Ivory Watts, Statesboro: State House campaign aide; online facilitator for Bulloch County schools and secretary for Bulloch County Democratic Party.

Sanders, at-large delegates

Nusaiba Baker, Atlanta: Ph.d student at Emory

Scott Brown, Duluth

Kip Carr, Atlanta: Treasurer, Democratic Party of Georgia

Erica Pines, Atlanta: Chair, Fulton County Democratic Party

Gretchen Quarterman, Hahira: Family farmer

Alexa Vaca, Roswell: Kennesaw State University student

Ann Vitters, Lawrenceville: Works with special needs children in the Gwinnett County school system. 

Sanders alternates

Khalid Kamou, Atlanta: Workers for Georgia House Democratic Caucus

Lisa Marie Mestas, Loganville: Nurse, medic at Occupy Atlanta

Paula Olivares, Duluth

Pages: 

Kendra Cotton, Marietta: Political director, Democratic Party of Georgia

John Buckner, Junction City: Director of finance and compliance, in-house counsel for Democratic Party of Georgia

Michael Smith, Atlanta: Communications director, Democratic Party of Georgia

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