Editor Marc Richardson email@example.com
2:16 pm on Thursday, March 14, 2013
Just look at Cross Keys: 30 million where did it go? The building exterior and landscape, and poor track conditions are pathetic. And this is Brookhaven? Fulton county schools are so much better. The school looks crappy, wonder why? Because the parents do not have the ear of the Board.
1:10 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Diversity includes white people too!
1:09 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
In cases where every seat is an at-large seat, it is not uncommon for many of those elected to the board or council to come from the same general area. The problems they are more likely to see are the ones closer to their own homes, so for someone living in another area, it can feel as if there is little representation. The same is true for racial or other demographic qualities of a board or council. If one area of the city is better organized to vote than the others, more of the winning candidates will come from that area, and that can mean less diversity on the council.
At-large unfair: Check out Fayette County!
1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Also please treat white people as = to one person also! Even though there were many raciist anit-white comments were made at these hearings.
12:59 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The proposed maps were drawn by Joint Committee at the Capitol, and not by Lynne Riley or legislators. They may look awkward, but each of the districts MUST have the same number of constituents--(IE: One man-One vote). In order to accomplish this, in order to take advantage of varying population densities the lines have odd shapes This is especially in S. Fulton.
Also, 5 of the current county commissioners live within 5 miles of each other. Imagine how contorted the lines would be so that they would not overlap??? (This also explains why redistricting is sorely needed.
District 3 (N. Fulton) has just under HALF of the county's population, but only has ONE Commissioner. It has been this way for DECADES, and the result from that representative disparity is obvious to anybody that lives in N. Fulton.
10:10 am on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Term limits & equal-sized districts over poltical pandering: all sides, all parties, all colors/races/sexes!
10:26 am on Saturday, February 23, 2013
Another day another comment. Ugh.
10:23 am on Saturday, February 23, 2013
Yes. And add term limits too. Fair is equal sized Districts, which the democrats did not provide. This is not about race as S Fulton people are trying to demonize white voters. Fair is having less at large districts and more districts of equal population. Fulton is 48 percent white and 44 percent black. Many white liberals do not agree with socially conservative black democrats. I voted for Obama but would never support Darnell.
10:17 am on Saturday, February 23, 2013
10:15 am on Saturday, February 23, 2013
Plus there will be a new Minority district for an African American to run for. This is all about saving ones career, not about "the people"
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