o Name, age: Felicia Moore, 52
o Occupation: associate real estate broker
o Education: bachelor’s degree in communications from Central State University, 1983; studying for a master’s degree in public administration from Central Michigan University.
o Political experience: currently serving fourth term on the Atlanta City Council, where she was first elected in 1997.
o Family: Single
o Why are you the best choice? “I certainly have the experience, the experience of City Hall and knowing how to get things done within city government, have a passion. I bring knowledge and experience to continue to move us forward and have positive things happen in the community.”
o Top three issues: code enforcement/neighborhood community beautification efforts, public safety and economic development
o Net campaign funds through Sept. 30: $23,729
o Campaign website: http://on.fb.me/15nSfaS
o Name, age: Ricardo Mosby, 46
o Occupation: civil litigation attorney
o Education: bachelor’s degree in finance from Clark Atlanta University, 1996; law degree from John Marshall Law School, 1999
o Political experience: First time running for public office but has worked for the city of Atlanta in a number of capacities as the legislative assistant for the city council and departments of public works and watershed management.
o Family: three children and a fiancé; did not disclose their names to protect their privacy
o Why are you the best choice? “I think I know how to negotiate. I negotiated major contracts for [the] city of Atlanta, other entities. I have the ability to get things done as opposed to just being a gadfly or stalwart. I would be a person who would be a catalyst for progress.”
o Top three issues: public safety, community development, economic development and public safety
o Net campaign funds through Sept. 30: $5,375
o Campaign website: www.ricardomosby.com
o Name, age: Duwon “Mooley” Robinson, 36
o Occupation: sports agent
o Education: bachelor’s degree in political science from Morgan State University
o Political experience: First time running for public office but has worked on the campaigns of mayors Andrew Young, Bill Campbell and Kasim Reed
o Family: Single
o Why are you the best choice? “Because I [was] born and raised [in District 9] and I have the ability to really stop the crime that really makes public safety not an issue. … [I am ] trying to bring relationships and trust back with the [Atlanta] Police Department, and a result of that, crime has really plummeted: one break-in, one shooting in the whole quarter. … I figure if not me, then who? It would be a real change out here if we had real leadership.”
o Top three issues: economic development, building recreation centers and positive programs for teens and collaborating with the rest of the council to fix infrastructure.
o Campaign website: www.duwonmooleyrobinson.com