Friday, October 5, 2012
The Brookhaven mayoral candidate says he will not withdraw his name from the Nov. 6 election ballot.
Brookhaven mayoral candidate Thom Shepard said it was correctly announced Wednesday that he would be dropping out of the mayoral race, but he has now decided to suspend his campaign and remain on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election. Shepard told Brookhaven Patch on Thursday night that there would be more details to come, but that it's "not one thing." "It was cumulative pressure and a lot of factors," Shepard said. "It's not something I wanted to do, but felt it was necessary." He said there was a "complex aspect" to his campaign. He said Brookhaven has an opportunity to begin with new initiatives, new zoning plans and more. He wanted to make sure that decision-makers are "not just doing what Dunwoody is doing and apply that to the city." …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The entirety of Brookhaven's inaugural mayoral candidate forum is posted here in three separate parts.
On Wednesday, the Ashford Park Civic Association and the Drew Valley Civic Association hosted Brookhaven's first ever mayoral candidate forum. View it in its entirety here. Note: The video is posted in three parts. Chamblee Councilman Tom Hogan moderated the forum.
Brookhaven's very first mayoral candidate forum went out without a hitch last night.
Brookhaven's first ever mayoral debate concluded on Wednesday night before 9 p.m. without a single rebuttal. The forum, hosted by the Ashford Park Civic Association and the Drew Valley Civic Association, took place at Ashford Park Elementary at 7 p.m. Wednesday. About 70 people attended the event and about a dozen of them asked questions of the candidates. The three candidates– Larry Danese, J. Max Davis and Sandy Murray–were permitted to offer a rebuttal if another candidate mentioned them by name during a response to any question. However, that never happened and in fact, the candidates often found points on which to agree. "I thought it went really well," said Erica Mymudes, treasurer for the APCA. "I was happy there were no personal …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The candidate's withdrawal was announced at the beginning of Wednesday's mayoral candidate forum held at Ashford Park Elementary.
Erica Mymudes, the treasurer of the Ashford Park Civic Association, announced that mayoral candidate Thom Shepard has decided to drop out of the mayoral race. The announcement came at the start of a mayoral candidates forum, hosted by the APCA and Drew Valley Civic Association, is taking place at the Ashford Park Elementary School from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Details have not been announced, but Brookhaven Patch will post updates as soon as they are available.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Just before tuning into the first 2012 presidential debate, head over to the first Brookhaven mayoral candidate forum and get your questions answered. Know before you vote!
After hosting a District 2 candidate forum Thursday, the Ashford Park Civic Association and the Drew Valley Civic Association are teaming up again to host a mayoral candidate forum on Wednesday. The Brookhaven Mayoral candidates– Larry Danese, J.Max Davis, Sandy Murray and Thom Shepard– have agreed to take questions from voters from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ashford Park Elementary at 2968 Cravenridge Drive. Chamblee Councilman Tom Hogan will moderate the forum. “With the low primary turnout, our goal was to inspire voters by making information more accessible. Providing a venue where you could not only meet, but ask questions of all four candidates in one place at one time– making an informed decision couldn’t be easier,” stated APCA Treasurer …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Mayoral candidate J. Max Davis is set to appear.
The Friends of Briarwood Park's first candidate forum is set for Tuesday night at 6:30, at the Briarwood Rec Center. Mayoral candidate J. Max Davis is set to appear and answer questions. Bates Matteson, who is seeking the District 3 seat, will appear on Tuesday, August 28. District 3 candidates Erik Steavens (Sept. 11); Julia Russo (Sept. 18) and Russell Mitchell (Sept. 25) are scheduled to appear next month. The forums run from 6:30-7:30 pm. You might also be interested in: Brookhaven's First Elections Draw Hordes Of Contenders. Poll: Brookhaven's First Elections.