Bee Nguyen

“We cannot outorganize a subversion of democracy”: Democratic rising star Bee Nguyen is vying to be Georgia’s next elections chief

Next year’s contest for Georgia secretary of state—an enormously consequential position in a newly purple state—will be one of the country’s most-watched races. Democratic rising star Bee Nguyen wants the job.
Kasim Reed

Will Atlanta journalists miss boxing with Kasim Reed?

In this period between Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’s last public address and Mayor-elect Andre Dickens’s first one, we took a moment to see if local media aren’t a bit disappointed that they didn’t get another four years of covering the former mayor.
Johnny Isakson

Colleagues and friends in Georgia and nationwide remember Senator Johnny Isakson

On Sunday morning, the family of Senator Johnny Isakson announced he had died overnight at age 76.
Andre Dickens is new Atlanta mayor

Andre Dickens is Atlanta’s next mayor after a landslide runoff victory

Unlike the close mayoral runoff elections of recent years, City Councilmember Andre Dickens earned more than 60 percent of the vote over City Council President Felicia Moore.
Peoplestown eminent domain

A long eviction fight in Peoplestown reverberates in Atlanta mayor’s race

An eminent domain fight in Peoplestown that began under former Mayor Kasim Reed's term might have played a role in that candidate's defeat. Both runoff candidates attended at a November 10 neighborhood rally, calling on the city to halt eviction proceedings and leave the matter for the incoming administration.
Andre Dickens

Is Andre Dickens the progressive in Atlanta’s mayoral runoff election?

Andre Dickens is happy to claim the progressive mantle, while Felicia Moore considers herself more moderate. But how much daylight is there really between the two?
Atlanta City Hall

The Atlanta City Council runoff election—explained in 10 minutes

With no more than seven incumbents returning, the Atlanta City Council will look much different in 2022. The extent of that change is still to be determined, however, as two council members, with more than 30 years combined experience, face stiff challenges in the November 30 runoff. If they lose, Atlanta's legislative arm will feature more newcomers than returning members—a dramatic makeover for a city that has long favored staying the course. Here's a look at the races yet to be decided, as well as who won their elections outright earlier this month.
Andre Dickens Felicia Moore Runoff Debate

Mayoral runoff candidates put city officials on notice: Earn your job or lose it

During the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Tuesday night, the two mayoral runoff candidates—City Council President Felicia Moore and Councilmember Andre Dickens—both said, once they take inventory of the municipal leadership structure, at least a few cabinet members and department heads would be getting the axe.
11 Questions for Atlanta mayoral candidates Andre Dickens and Felicia Moore

11 Questions for Atlanta mayoral candidates Andre Dickens and Felicia Moore

In October, we asked the same 11 questions to Atlanta mayoral candidates Andre Dickens and Felicia Moore. Here's where they stand on crime, affordability, gentrification, transit, the pandemic, and more.
A fraught redistricting process begins under Georgia's Gold Dome

A fraught redistricting process begins under Georgia’s Gold Dome

While Georgia's recent demographic changes have favored Democrats, Georgia Republicans are benefiting from a wholly different transformation: a more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.

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