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More Candidates Qualify In Brookhaven Elections

Among others, Rebecca Chase Williams joins District 1, and BrookhavenYES' Russell Mitchell qualified for District 2.


Five more candidates qualified on Tuesday for Brookhaven's Nov. 6 election, including a BrookhavenYES board member.

J.D. Clockadale and Rebecca Chase Williams have qualified for District 1. Williams is a member of Citizens of North DeKalb, as is , who thus far is the only announced candidate for mayor.

District 2 now has candidates of its own: Larry Hurst and . Mitchell was on the board of directors for BrookhavenYES, and also is a member of Citizens of North DeKalb, representing the Drew Valley community.

A mix-up has been fixed: Bates Mattison, who had originally qualified for District 4, has been moved to District 3. Julia Russo joins him in that district.

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Up To Date List Of Candidates Who Have Qualified:

Mayor of Brookhaven (term ends 2015): J. Max Davis

City Council, District 1 (term ends 2015): J.D. Clockadale, Alan Cole, Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr.,  Rebecca Chase Williams

City Council, District 2 (term ends 2013): Larry Hurst, Russell Mitchell

City Council, District 3 (term ends 2015): Hope Bawcom, Julia Russo, Bates Mattison, Ben Podgor, Erik Steavens

City Council, District 4 (term ends 2013): Joe Gebbia, Kerry Witt

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Eric H August 15, 2012 at 02:52 PM
Welcome to the race. And I look forward to hearing more. Though I would recommend holding he event in Brookhaven. Also most people who voted didn't have an allegiance or alliance with either of the groups. And while I am constantly in disagreement with HamBurger's posts and often the style, I'll admit I probably agree with the position of "not voting" not being a badge of honor.
Eric H August 15, 2012 at 02:55 PM
I assume she will relinquish her writing for the Crier. She is a good person, knowledgeable and smart. While not in agreement with 100% of her past positions on neighborhood issues I do think she would make a good council person.
HamBurger August 15, 2012 at 03:42 PM
Interesting article about journalists covering the news and making the news . . . http://tinyurl.com/d2rm4bq Please pass the yellow mustard!
don Gabacho August 15, 2012 at 04:15 PM
"I do think she would make a good council person."---Eric Coming from a fellow publicist, very noble of you.
don Gabacho August 15, 2012 at 04:35 PM
"Mr. don Gabacho, ever find yourself on the upper deck when the old cop patrolling the parking lot came up to address situations out of control and you had to jump off the deck?"---Hamburger No. Since we weren't going to buy anything we didn't park to use up a space. A fellow (not Nipsy Russel) with a crazy hat made it pretty clear not to the first and only time we used a space to order nothing but a single order of onion rings. Thereafter, whenever we showed up we were definitely tracked by a fellow in a prison-yard like conning tower. Somehow a very friendly place even when you bought something, gulped it down on the spot and used your own carry-out trash bag. Right? To reciprocate for the chili recipe, I'll try and figure out what the recipes for what turned out to be pig blood sausage, minced (chicken) eyeball tacos, Cabrecita (which I thought would be a mound of shredded goat meat but turned out to be a baby goat's opened skull to expose the edible brain with facial muscles and eyeballs still attached) and "Sopa de huevos" (mountain oyster soup).

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