Sam Manuel

Courtesy of WABE 90.1

Sam Manuel

Manuel is a candidate for Atlanta City Council President. He is an industrial worker who is a part of the United Steel Workers union. He is a labor activist and a member of the Socialist Workers Party, but the race for city council president is nonpartisan. 


  • Wants to focus on the working class and plans to fight for workers wages and conditions


  • Will focus on what he calls “the crime committed on the working class” which is them not being paid anywhere close to what they deserve

Social equity

  • Passionate about equity in the workforce
  • Plans to fight for women’s access to family planning services


  • Prioritizes affordable housing
  • Supports improving the cost of living for all citizens


  • Wants to improve the conditions of the workplace