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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.
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.
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 happy to claim the progressive mantle, while Felicia Moore considers herself more moderate. But how much daylight is there really between the two?
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.
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.
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.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore trounced the competition, claiming more than 40 percent of the 96,122 votes tallied. Councilmember Andre Dickens defied pollsters and leapfrogged one-time frontrunner Kasim Reed, likely earning a runoff spot.
Several seats on school boards across Georgia are up for grabs in the November election, including all nine seats in the city of Atlanta. Here’s what you need to know about school boards.
We asked the same 11 questions to Atlanta mayoral candidates Antonio Brown, Andre Dickens, Sharon Gay, Felicia Moore, Kasim Reed, Nolan English, Mark Hammad, Kenny Hill, Rebecca King, Walter Reeves, Roosevelt Searles, Richard Wright, and Glenn S. Wrightson. Here's where they stand on crime, affordability, transit, and more.
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