Anna Rachwalski

In the lead-up to the 2021 Atlanta City Elections, the Southerner has compiled a list of 8 key races that readers in the district that Midtown High School will be voting on. Using official statements, previous reports and recorded interviews, the Southerner has broken down the candidates’ positions on specific issues.

City Council President

Candidates Natalyn Archibong, Courtney English, Sam Manuel, Mike Russel and Doug Shipman are running for Atlanta City Council President. The race is nonpartisan and is determined city-wide. The City Council President works alongside the mayor and other city council members to carry out the duties and responsibilities assigned to them. The city council represents communities and helps make decisions on behalf of those they represent.

Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Doug Shipman
Mike Russell
Sam Manuel
Courtney English