Elections

On Nov. 7, Atlantans voted for a new mayor, a new City Council president and at least seven new Council members.

More than 60 Atlantans signed up to run for those offices, and several of them, as well as some Fulton County offices are headed to a Dec. 5 runoff.

Mayor:

Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood

City Council president:

Felicia Moore and Alex Wan

City Council District 4:

Jason Dozier and Cleta Winslow

City Council District 9:

Kwame Abernathy and Dustin Hillis

City Council District 11:

Harold Hardnett and Marci Overstreet

Fulton County Commission chair:

Robb Pitts and Keisha Waites

Fulton County Commission District 4:

Kathryn Flowers and Natalie Hall

 

Everyone in Atlanta votes on the mayor and Council president runoff. Click on a district to see who’s still in a runoff for Council and read a Q and A with candidates.

 

Recent Headlines from the Atlanta Mayoral Race

Second round of mayoral campaigning, forums begins

Atlanta mayoral candidates face off in unconventional forum

Atlanta independent committees begin campaign spending

Atlanta mayoral candidate Michael Sterling is suspending his campaign and endorsing Ceasar Mitchell in this year’s election.

Atlanta elections notebook: Council president fundraising reaches near $750,000  *Notes on a recent mayoral forum are included

Next Atlanta mayor must have plan to promote child care (By Guest Columnist PAM TATUM, CEO of Quality Care for Children)

Atlanta mayoral candidates question each other, days before early voting starts

Third quarter brings more than $2 million into mayor’s race

Mayoral candidates promise to find affordable housing cash

City Hall bribery fallout lands in Atlanta mayoral race

Atlanta mayoral candidates sketch plans for arts spending

Ceasar Mitchell: City Hall corruption scandal is ‘distressing; and ‘serious’

Atlanta mayoral hopefuls talk traffic, transit fixes

Mayoral hopefuls’ pitch to business: partnership, permitting

Recent Headlines from the Atlanta City Council President Race

Atlanta elections notebook: Council president fundraising reaches near $750,000

Three on Atlanta City Council angle for president duties

Nearly $600,000 raised in contest to lead Atlanta City Council

Other SaportaReport Political Headlines:

Atlanta independent committees begin campaign spending

Should you trust political polls? It depends.

Guest Column: Atlanta’s public policymakers must put children first

Candidate Forums and Other Places to Learn More

Organizations throughout the city have been holding forums and asking candidates questions for months. Here’s a selection for watching or reading:

Georgia Stand-Up City Council all-districts forum, via Facebook

Georgia Stand-Up mayoral forum, via Facebook

Georgia Stand-Up City Council President Forum, via YouTube

Atlanta Regional Housing Forum Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Forum, via YouTube, and a written questionnaire to go with it.

Historic Westside Mayoral Forum, presented by Westside Future Fund, in partnership with Ashview Heights Community Association, AUC Neighborhood Association, Booker T. Washington Community Association, English Avenue Neighborhood Association and Vine City Civic Association

Atlanta on the Move: Candidates for Mayor on transportation:

Committee for a Better Atlanta mayoral and City Council written Q and As

Check back here for updates on all Atlanta elections. Election runoff day is Dec. 5.