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Board of Education candidate Q and A: Keisha Carey

Keisha Cary works in business corporate wireless for Sprint. She spoke to SaportaReport via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the students in District 2? A: I have several concerns for students in District 2, with one being equity. I live in Vine City and it is rather disturbing to see […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Stephon Ferguson

Stephon Ferguson is a communications professional who is also known for evocative recreations of the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Atlanta City Council would be his first elected office. He spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for your district specifically? A: Homelessness. Whatever affects one […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Zelda Jackson

Some comments have been edited for brevity and clarity. Zelda Jackson is a resident of Downtown and has worked for elected officials at several levels of government. Atlanta City Council would be her first elected office. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the district? A: I think my No. 1 concern would […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Amir Farokhi

Some comments have been edited for brevity and clarity. Amir Farokhi has been a lawyer and worked for nonprofits. Atlanta City Council would be his first elected office. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the district specifically? A: … The district itself is fairly diverse in neighborhoods and needs. I think there […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Nick Mulkey

Some comments have been edited for brevity and clarity. Nick Mulkey, a Downtown resident, is a former staffer at the city’s economic development agency. Atlanta City Council would be his first elected office. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for your district specifically? A: Specifically for my district, it would have to be […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Lauren Welsh

Some comments have been edited for brevity and clarity. Lauren Welsh works in marketing and communications for nonprofits. Atlanta City Council would be her first elected office. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the district specifically? A: Development without community voice and community input. We’re supposed to double in population in 20 […]