Park Cannon is an American politician from the state of Georgia. She is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 58th district, and a member of the Democratic Party.

Early Life.

Cannon was raised on a military base in Albany, Georgia. She enrolled at Chapman University, but encountered racism and chose to transfer to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with a degree in linguistics, while minoring in women’s and gender studies. In 2018, Cannon completed program for Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government as a David Bohnett LGQBT Victory Institute Leadership Fellow. Cannon is African-American and self-identifies as queer.

Political Career.

When Simone Bell, who represented the 58th district in the Georgia House of Representatives, decided to resign, Bell asked Cannon to run to succeed her. Cannon ran and won the 2016 special election to the Georgia House. Cannon serves on the Code Revision, Creative Arts and Entertainment, Ethics, Human Relations and Aging, Insurance and Small Business Development committees of the House.

Following the death of Rep. John Lewis in July 2020, Cannon applied to the Democratic Party of Georgia to succeed him as the Georgia’s 5th congressional district  Democratic nominee for  in the United States House of Representatives in the November election. Cannon was one of the party’s final five candidates out of 131 applicants, but the committee chose Georgia state senator and state Democratic party chair Nikema Williams.

On March 25, 2021, as Governor Brian Kemp was signing a controversial state voter integrity bill into law, Cannon knocked on the Governor’s office doors in an attempt to discuss her concerns about the bill. She was warned twice to stop knocking on the door before being arrested by Georgia state patrol officers, who removed her from the Georgia Capitol and charged her with felony obstruction and “Preventing or disrupting General Assembly sessions or other meetings of members”. Cannon’s arrest affidavit for the felony obstruction charge states that she was violent towards the officers while they removed her from the premises. The incident sparked backlash towards both the officers and Georgian Republican lawmakers.

Marriage: The iron lady is not yet married.

Park cannon’s net worth is not published in any website.

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