Category Archives: vote

Atlanta Councilwoman Winslow Draws Early Challenger

Atlanta Councilwoman Winslow Draws Early Challenger By Matthew Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — Kwabena Nkromo has announced his intent to challenge Atlanta City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow (District 4) in the 2013 Municipal Election, according to an email he sent to Atlanta Progressive News. Nkromo writes that he wants to promote and develop a significant urban gardening program in the District which […]

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Right-Wing City, Milton, Elects Homosexual Councilman Under the Radar

This article first appeared on The Beacon website at: (APN) ATLANTA — Alan Tart is a successful professional employee with the federal government, holds elected office, has a beautiful young daughter — and lives with a male partner named David. Tart lives in the new North Fulton city of Milton, one the most affluent, highly educated and Republican leaning […]

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Rev. Lowery Sues over North Fulton Cities, Claims Black Vote Dilution

This article first appeared on The Beacon website at: (APN) ATLANTA — Rev. Joseph Lowery, one of the few remaining veterans of the Civil Rights Movement who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, has joined with the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus and several Black residents of North Fulton and Dekalb Counties, to challenge what has been the creation of […]

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APS Ethics Panel Declines to Sanction Mr. English 4-3

(APN) ATLANTA — The Ethics Commission of the Atlanta Public School Board voted 4-3 against a final determination that APS Board of Education Member Courtney English failed to communicate honestly and openly with stakeholders, during a six hour hearing that began at 7pm, Wednesday, March 30, 2011, and did not end until almost 1am. The three voting no, or that, […]

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(IPS) US Voters Increasingly Alienated by Two Major Parties

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, Feb 27 2012 (IPS) – A new book shows there are now more U.S. voters who identify as independent than as Democrats or Republicans, despite the fact that the two major parties maintain their virtual stranglehold on U.S. politics and, so far, on the 2012 presidential election process. […]

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