It's a scary week in Atlanta. A few days after flesh-eating zombies, mutated teenage ninja turtles, and an army of spandex-wearing comic book characters invade your neighborhoods, ballot casters across the city will vote on who they want to lead the city, make policy decisions, and guide our schools.
Municipal elections happen once every four years. Tread lightly, and carefully, as these frightening decisions can lead to corrupt deals, unethical misdeeds, and sheer terror like hair-raising stadium votes, chilling city contracts, or PARKatlanta poltergeists.
CL recently mustered the strength to face Atlanta's political heroes and demons on your behalf. We toured Atlanta Council's horror-filled chambers, weathered ominous Board of Education debates, and stood tall with macabre mayoral candidates. We stayed up late many a night vetting each incumbent and challenger for skeletons in the closet. (What we could prove, at least.)
So dust the cobwebs off this year's election guide, unwrap a Mr. Goodbar or four, and proceed to the voting booth with caution. Don't let the wrong elected officials haunt City Hall for an entire term, or the next scream you hear could be your own ...