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Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Carla Smith

Some comments have been edited for brevity and clarity. Voters first sent incumbent Carla Smith to Atlanta City Council to represent District 1 in 2001. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for District 1? A: Quality of life. For me, quality of life is all-encompassing. It is everything because one of the problems […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Ron Aribo

Ron Aribo is an operations officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and is an analyst for the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Atlanta City Council would be his first elected office. He spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your number one concern for your district specifically? A: Equity among the public schools in […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Mo Ivory

Moriama “Mo” Ivory is a lawyer, activist and media personality making her first run for office in a bid for the Atlanta City Council District 1 seat. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the district? A: Representation for all of the people that live in the district and not for just the […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Oz Hill

After retiring from the U.S. Army, Oswald “Oz” Hill went to work as a consultant — and later as a city of Atlanta staff member — working in emergency preparedness, disaster mitigation, security planning and other areas. He’s now running for Atlanta City Council District 1 and spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign website […]