Why I’m Running
Growing up, my parents taught my sisters and me to work hard, to work together and to leave the space around us better than we find it. As a public interest attorney, I am deeply concerned that economic, education and health inequities still remain today; that working families are being left behind and that we have become satisfied with the status quo. Representing children, families and the community is what I have dedicated my career to doing. I will disrupt the status quo with a new vision, renewed energy and fresh ideas. I have served the 13th Congressional District as Mayor of East Point and am running to serve the entire district, because change can’t wait and good enough isn’t.
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.
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: