- Tyler Estep The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Suwanee City Council candidate Joe Briggs has dropped out of the race after receiving backlash from his controversial social media activity.
Briggs, a 59-year-old engineer, drew fire last week after The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published screenshots of inflammatory tweets he wrote about Jews and Israel.
Suwanee, like several other cities in Gwinnett and elsewhere, will hold municipal elections Tuesday.
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