Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: District 8

By Maggie Lee

Part of Buckhead will get a new City Council member this year, and the two folks running for the northwest Atlanta seat have public safety and traffic on their minds.

Incumbent Councilwoman Yolanda Adrean announced earlier this year that she won’t be running for re-election. So we asked the two candidates running to replace her about the district, their ideas and how Council has done lately. Click to read the Q and A:

 

 

 

Matzigkeit reported having raised some $31,000 for his campaign through June 30. Tillman, who entered the race in August, has not yet been required to disclose any campaign finances.

Updated fundraising numbers will be published in the coming days.

The election is on Nov. 7.

The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 10.

 

Maggie Lee is a freelance reporter who's been covering Georgia and metro Atlanta government and politics since 2008.

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