Compare the Candidates
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The status quo has gone on long enough. People are being left behind and its time for a new way forward. That time is now.
Why I’m Running
People are being left behind. I’m running for Congress because every person deserves a job that pays a living wage, access to quality public education and access to healthcare.
As a former Mayor in this District, I am the only candidate who has actually governed and been part of the legislative process. In a district made up of small cities, it is important to understand the needs of local government and the communities they serve. I have the experience, qualifications and compassion to lead into the future.
Accomplishments as Mayor
- Led the successful turnaround of a city in decline
- Obtained city’s first ever bond rating
- Built new energy friendly government center
- Expanded healthcare coverage for city employees
- Secured over 50 million dollars in federal funding
- Implemented 20 mile city wide trail project
- Provided excellent constituent services
- Increased economic opportunity and jobs
- Improved quality of life amenities and lowered crime
I am running to serve the entire district because it’s time to make sure the Federal Government is working for all of us. With a district as diverse as the 13th, we need to make sure we are fighting for opportunity and equity for all.
Meet Jannquell Peters
Jannquell has spent her career as a public interest Attorney in the offices of the Public Defender, Child Advocate and Special Assistant Attorney General. She has represented Georgia’s 13 Congressional District as the immediate past Mayor of East Point and has worked tirelessly advocating for others and finding solutions to improve the lives of hard working families all across Georgia.
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About Living in the 13th
When candidates run for Congress and live outside the district, though permitted by the U.S. Constitution, there is always a discussion around that candidate’s motives and viability. Mayor Peters has the following response in her own words: