Political Rewind: County, Municipal Leaders Wrestle With Lockdown Decision

Apr 1, 2020

Elected officials at the county and municipal levels are struggling to find ways to respond to an unfolding public health crisis. Where many other states have issued statewide lockdowns, Gov. Brian Kemp has made it clear he wants to allow local leaders to make decisions on this kind of policy for themselves.

Also, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is under pressure from Georgia’s Republican members of Congress to delay the primary election, from May 19 to mid-June or later.


Greg Bluestein – Politics Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

State Sen. Jen Jordan – (D-Atlanta)

Charlotte Nash – Gwinnett County Commission Chairwoman

Rusty Paul – Mayor of Sandy Springs