Here's an overview of who one, who lost and what's to come for candidates.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Current Roswell City Council members Rich Dippolito, Becky Wynn and Betty Price will keep their seats on the council and Sunday alcohol sales were approved by voters on Tuesday.
Despite passionate campaigning by opponents, once all the votes were counted, current Roswell City Council members Rich Dippolito, Becky Wynn and Betty Price kept their seats on the dias and Sunday alcohol sales got the green light. The three council members overtook their opponents early by large margins when precincts began reporting Tuesday night. The Post 1 race ended with Dippolito receiving 6,259 votes to beat out Mike Nyden, who had 2,523 votes, and Thomas Shelton, with 813 votes. In Post 2 Becky Wynn ended the night with 5,651 votes, Salma Ahmed had 846, Adam Braund had 630, Lee Fleck had 971 and Michael Martin had 1,252. Finally, Post 3 council member Betty Price rounded out the incumbent staying power with 5,606 votes to Craig …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
We're live blogging the results from today's election. Feel free to add your own comments ask questions of candidates and other residents right here, on the blog, throughout the day and into the evening!
We'll be live blogging the results for local elections in Roswell and other surrounding areas as they come in on Tuesday, Nov. 8 beginning at 7 p.m.
If you're interested in the results of local elections jump on Roswell Patch Tuesday night after the polls close for live coverage and a chance to interact with other residents and candidates. We'll be live blogging the results of the Roswell City Council races, as well as the outcome of local decisions on the education SPLOST and Sunday alcohol sales. Occasionally we'll even post what's going on in neighboring North Fulton cities, like Alpharetta and Johns Creek. So what can you expect to see on Roswell Patch throughout the evening? An interactive live feed with with updates on local races and referendums as the votes are counted. But we don't want to do all the talking, feel free to comment on the feed throughout the evening. Share how …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Roswell City Council Post 2 candidate Salma Ahmed hosted a campaign thank you party at Mirko Pasta Sunday, Nov. 6. Several political leaders and candidates turned out.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Roswell's RCTV channel on Comcast will replay the Roswell Women's Club Candidate Forum.
The Roswell Candidate Forum sponsored by the Roswell Woman’s Club is currently airing on RCTV at the following times: RCTV can be found on Charter-Channel 23 and Comcast-Channel 22. All candidates running for Roswell City Council Posts 1, 2 and 3, as well as Municipal Court Judge Maurice Hilliard, participated in the forum and answered questions, giving their views and positions on issues facing the city.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Some Roswell City Council candidates mingled with supporters and citizens during a political mixer Tuesday night at INC Authentico Restaurant.
INC Authentico Restaurant and Post 2 council candidate Adam Braund played host to Roswell City Council candidates, who mingled with interested citizens on Tuesday night. Each attending candidate was given a brief time with the microphone, but spent most of his or her time talking casually with supporters and curious citizens in the historic district restaurant's back meeting room. "I much prefer this kind of a thing," said Thomas Shelton, vying for the Post 1 council seat against Mike Nyden and incumbent Rich Dippolito. "Let's have a chat." The event began at 7:30 p.m. and taking the microphone about 8:15 were Post 1 candidate Shelton, Post 2 candidates Salma Ahmed, Braund, Michael Martin and Becky Wynn. Post 3 challenger Craig Voth also …
Monday, October 24, 2011
If political forums and debates aren't for you, this INC Authentico and Adam Braund co-sponsored event will allow you to get to know current representatives and candidates in an informal setting.
Forget the standard political questions posed to Roswell City Council candidates during recent forums, the political mixer at INC Authentico Tuesday night will help residents really get to know the people who might represent them. Several current representatives, as well as all of the candidates for the upcoming election, have verbally confirmed they will attend the mixer in the heart of Roswell's historic district. Organizers - INC Authentico and Adam Braund - hope the event allows local residents and business owners to find out for themselves who the candidates really are on a more personal level. Grab a drink, nosh on hors d'oeuvres and enjoy some conversation in a relaxed environment. The free mixer will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, …
Friday, October 21, 2011
Roswell Patch took a look at the contribution records of local candidates and we're sharing what we found with you.
UPDATED: 4:46 p.m. - There are 10 candidates racing for the three Roswell City Council posts up for grabs this November and all of them have been campaigning non-stop. So we wondered - who believes in these candidates enough to support them financially? Based on information the candidates' most recent reports to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission - which is responsible for making candidate information and funding public - the candidates have recieved a mix of both contribution and loan money to fund their races. Here's what that means: contribution funding comes from donors, while loans are derived from any monies that are borrowed and/or used out of personal accounts. Campaign finances that are reported as…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Roswell City Council candidates urged voters to check facts and visit their websites for where they each stand on local issues during the Roswell Women's Club candidate forum, Wednesday, Oct. 19.