By Matthew Cardinale
(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the City of Atlanta 2017 Municipal Elections, we sat down with Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan (District 6), who is running for Council President.
Previously, we interviewed Councilwoman Felicia Moore (District 9), who is also running for the seat.
Councilman C.T. Martin (District 10), a third candidate for the seat, has not responded to two interview requests made through his campaign.
This week, Councilman Wan added his name to Surplus Property Affordable Housing legislation that is now co-sponsored by nine members of Council.
Read the full article at Atlanta Progressive News.
Two-term City Councilperson Alex Wan draws support from broad crosssection of residents across Atlanta in bid for City’s second-highest office
Atlanta, July 10, 2017 – Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who is seeking the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government – Atlanta City Council President, raised $94,710.00 in the campaign finance disclosure period ending June 30.
Atlanta native Doug Teper to serve as campaign manager for Alex Wan, who is running for Atlanta City Council President
Atlanta, July 7, 2017 – Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who is seeking the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government – Atlanta City Council President, has named veteran political operative Doug Teper as his Campaign Manager.
“Doug’s deep knowledge of the political landscape and his many alliances across the City are great assets to our campaign team,” Wan says. “In moving from two successful terms on Atlanta City Council to a bid for citywide office, it was important to bring in a leader like Doug.”
Teper served in the State Legislature from 1988 until 2004 (District 61), representing many DeKalb and intown Atlanta neighborhoods. Since leaving the legislature, Teper has served as a consultant to non-governmental organizations and the U.S. State Department. Among his work was helping on elections in Iraq. He is an adjunct professor at Georgia State University (Political Science) and continues to operate Atlanta International Consulting, now in its 27th year.