ATL Showdown: The Race to Become Atlanta's Next Mayor

Why this matters

Why Should I care?

If you think politics are boring, this is the race to change your mind. With Kasim Reed finishing up his second term and unable to run for mayor again, thirteen candidates are vying to be his replacement. Not only is this election full of entertaining drama, gossip, and scandals, but the candidate we choose gets the chance to make a huge impact on Atlanta... for better or for worse.

Atlanta is Changing

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium just opened, construction is going on all across Atlanta, the Beltline is starting to take shape, the city's population is growing, and transit is expanding. In this constantly changing landscape, the mayor is the one determining Atlanta's path and future.

DRAMa, people!

Scandals are coming to light, @KasimReed is getting into Twitter fights, and there is already some great gossip. Surprising endorsements are coming in and the polls are rapidly changing. If you're not interested in the politics, stick around for the drama!

Make Your voice heard

Maybe the question is who isn't running for mayor? There are 13 candidates who want your vote. We get to choose which one is going to make the most positive impact on Atlanta in these changing times. Get informed so you can take part in shaping Atlanta's future.