Atlanta Election Guide 2017
Which Atlanta mayoral candidate is right for me?
A mayoral race with this many candidates is a blessing and a curse. To try to help voters sort through the noise, we’ve created a cheat sheet to help steer you to the candidate that might best fit your interests.
Everything you need to know about the 2017 Atlanta City Council races in 10 minutes
There's a lot going on in the Atlanta City Council races, and your time is precious. A quick guide to get you up to speed on what you should know before Tuesday.
Will District 4’s loyalty to Cleta Winslow save her from a runoff for her Atlanta City Council seat?
In her 24 years on the Atlanta City Council, Cleta Winslow has served with three mayors, sat on numerous committees, and attended countless public hearings and community meetings. But one thing she’s never done is face a runoff election.
Liliana Bakhtiari is making national headlines. Is that enough to win an Atlanta City Council seat?
It’s rare enough when an Atlanta City Council candidate rates a mention in her own hometown newspaper, so it's doubly unusual that Liliana Bakhtiari—who’s running to unseat longtime District 5 incumbent Natalyn Archibong—has garnered national press from such outlets as Teen Vogue and the Huffington Post.
There’s something about Mary Norwood
Unstoppable? Yes. But is she unbeatable? The implausible and inevitable rise of the woman who could be Atlanta mayor.
Who will be Atlanta’s next mayor? It’s starting to become more clear.
With just eight weeks until Atlantans head to the polls on November 7 to vote for their next mayor, a race that has for months been amorphous and without form finally looks to have come into focus—giving us a good idea of who could face off in the inevitable December 5 runoff.
Kasim Reed says Atlanta will honor the Paris climate agreement. What will the city’s next leader do?
Here's where some of the leading candidates running to replace Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed stand on President Donald Trump's decision and what they would do, if elected, about climate change.
Atlanta Mayoral Race: So many candidates, so little time
More than 400 Atlanta voters got a good look Tuesday evening at the candidates vying to be the city’s next mayor—and a look is pretty much all they got.
How will Atlanta’s mayoral candidates prevent another bribery scandal from unfolding at City Hall?
What will mayoral candidates do to prevent City Hall corruption from unfolding on their watch? We asked the leading candidates for their opinions.
Handicapping the odds in the 2017 Atlanta mayoral race
This year’s race for Atlanta mayor is set to be among the most crowded in memory. Here are the odds these eight leading contenders will make it to a runoff.
How do i vote?
The election is November 7, 2017.
Head to the Georgia’s My Voter page to check your registration status and to learn where your poll location is.
To vote in Georgia, you must have:
- a valid state or federal goverment-issued ID
- a Georgia driver’s license (it’s okay if it’s expired)
- a valid employee photo ID from a federal or state government branch, department or agency, or any county, municipality, board, authority, or other entity of the state
- a valid U.S. passport
- a valid U.S. military photo ID
- a valid tribal photo ID
- a Georgia voter ID card
To learn your Atlanta City Council district, enter your address here.