The mayor of Atlanta doesn’t just lead the city’s 500,000 or so residents. He or she is the de facto leader of the metro region’s nearly 6 million people.
That’s what made a question Wednesday posed to six of the leading candidates at a Council for Quality Growth forum so interesting. How will each candidate act as a regional leader?
Some were critical of term-limited incumbent Kasim Reed. Others vowed to play a more assertive role on the Atlanta Regional Commission. All vowed to be a mayor with a footprint far beyond the city’s borders. Here’s a look at their answers:
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Source:: AJC Politics