Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who led the field of three candidates to earn a spot in the runoff for Atlanta city council president, has been endorsed in the runoff by U.S. Rep. John Lewis.
“Atlanta stands at a crossroads of progress and preservation,” Lewis says. “We must continue to reinforce our beloved city’s global role as a capital of innovation and opportunity, while also preserving its rich history. This also means ensuring it remains affordable, accessible and safe for both its longtime residents who work every day to make it the City we love and for the everyone who wants to join us here. Alex Wan has the inclusive vision Atlanta needs to navigate this crucial time in our history and continue the progress my fellow citizens and I have been working decades to achieve.”
In the general election, Congressman Lewis endorsed longtime Atlanta City Councilmember C.T. Martin. He now joins Martin in endorsing Wan.
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