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APN Interviews with Candidates for DeKalb District 1

(APN) ATLANTA — The Special Election for the seat of former DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer (District 1)–who resigned amidst a scandal involving her funneling public funds to her personal checking account–has five candidates. District 1 includes Republican-leaning areas such as parts of Brookhaven, Dunwoody, and Doraville. Atlanta Progressive News spoke with three out of the five candidates, including Larry Danese; […]

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Atlanta Councilwoman Carla Smith to Seek Reelection

(APN) ATLANTA — Despite earlier information that suggested otherwise, Atlanta City Councilwoman Carla Smith (District 1) is planning to run for reelection in this year’s Municipal Elections, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. “I really love my community.  I really have the best district in the city,” Smith told APN.  District 1 includes numerous neighborhoods in Southeast Atlanta, and as part […]

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