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.

Atlanta Public Schools School Board At-Large Seat 9

Seat 9 at-large contains School Board Districts 5 and 6 and City Council Districts 9-12. In the Nov. 2 election, Incumbent Jason Esteves who currently serves as the Board Chair and the at-large District 9 representative is seeking reelection, while Jason Allen and D’Jaris “DJ” James are running for the same position. Three of the 21 candidates competing for a seat on the Atlanta Board of Education are in District 9. 

Jason B Allen
Jason Esteves
D’Jaris James