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The Buckhead Coalition is focused on providing objective candidate information to Buckhead constituents and encouraging voter turnout in citywide elections.
The runoff election for several seats is Tuesday, November 30.

Statistics show that less than 40% of the registered voters living in Buckhead voted in each of the last two city elections. The Buckhead Coalition is committed to soliciting candidates’ responses on issues facing Buckhead, transparently sharing the aggregated information in an impartial format, and encouraging Buckhead constituents to exercise their right to vote.


Candidate Questions

In an effort to help inform voters in the 2021 elections, The Buckhead Coalition provided questions in the areas of public safety, Buckhead and City Hall relationship, homelessness, and rezoning to each of the candidates in the below races.

*Runoff election to take place

  • Candidates for Mayor*
  • Candidates for City Council President*
  • Candidates for City Council (three at-large posts: 1, 2, 3*; four council districts: 7, 8, 6, 9)

Each question is linked below, with the unedited answers from each remaining candidate in the runoff. These answers are offered as a community service from candidates who chose to respond. They do not represent an endorsement by the Buckhead Coalition.

As it relates to public safety, we have three questions. We continue to experience an increase in the youth selling water at busy intersections, which is endangering themselves and others. Additionally, many establishments with liquor licenses operate late into the night, disturbing the public when large and noisy crowds spill out into the streets, and sometimes being the source of gunfire. Street racing, while abating somewhat, remains a threat to safety and is adversely impacting the quality of life for those living nearby.

The relationship between Buckhead and City Hall is so broken that many in Buckhead have seemingly given up hope and decided to try forming their own city.

The Buckhead Coalition has adopted homelessness as one area of focus of our outreach.

Many in Buckhead believe that the current proposal to rezone Atlanta threatens the stable single family neighborhoods that make up most of Buckhead, and that even define the community.

Additionally, we provided four questions for the Board of Education candidates in the below races.

*Runoff election to take place

  • District 4
  • District 7 At-Large*
  • District 8 At-Large
  • District 9 At-Large

Each question is linked below, with the unedited answers from each remaining candidate in the runoff. These answers are offered as a community service from candidates who chose to respond. They do not represent an endorsement by the Buckhead Coalition.


Voting Information

To ensure your voter registration is up-to-date, please visit Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Elections page here. This link allows you to quickly determine your voter registration status, your polling locations, and your elected officials.
View Buckhead Voting Guide.
View Livable Buckhead Voter Resources.


Committee for a Better Atlanta

The Buckhead Coalition is a proud board member of Committee for a Better Atlanta (CBA). The CBA has provided scores for each of the 2021 candidates. View CBA scores here.