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.
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By Maria Saporta
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, the politican action committee dedicated to increasing the number of LGBTQ public officials in the country, brought its political might to Georgia Sunday.
The organization held a Victory Fund brunch at the Wimbish House with an expressed goal of electing Cathy Woolard as the next mayor of Atlanta and Alex Wan as the next president of the Atlanta City Council. Both of them received a Victory Fund Leadership Award.
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Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who is seeking the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government, Atlanta City Council President, on Thursday released his City Council District 6 non-salary expenses from January 2010 (when he officially took office) through a report run in February. That data can be found online here.
“Constituents and colleagues know me to be open and transparent, and I am proud of that reputation,” Wan says. “In that spirit – and in light of recent news at City Hall – I share with you this information. I will also be publishing my monthly expenditures online when the new, updated Atlanta City Council website is launched in the coming weeks.”
Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan touts deep roots in the community, long-time civic leadership, business acumen and solid record during seven years at city hall
Atlanta, January 4, 2017 – Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, a long-time Morningside homeowner and civic leader, has announced his bid for the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government, Atlanta City Council President.
“My service on the Atlanta City Council has provided an incredible opportunity to participate directly in shaping our collective progress, while also deepening my faith in Atlanta’s continuing opportunities,” Wan says, “and I stand ready to further my commitment to our great city.”