Atlanta elects new mayor, City Council pres., and new City Council members in runoffs
On Tuesday, Atlanta voters headed to the polls for multiple runoff races and elected a new mayor and City Council president along with new City Council members.
On Wednesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” program host Rose Scott talks with Fred Hicks, an Atlanta-based political strategist and analyst, about runoff results and what new leadership means for the city.
During the program, Rose also checks in with Doug Shipman, a political newcomer and veteran nonprofit executive, who defeated longtime Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong in the race to be Atlanta City Council president and Jason Dozier, an activist and Army veteran, who defeated longtime council incumbent Cleta Winslow for the Atlanta City Council District 4 seat.
To listen to the full conversation, click the audio player above.