Voters will choose between Greg Adams, left, and Randal Mangham in a Dec. 6 runoff for DeKalb County Commission Super District 7.

Integrity at stake in DeKalb Commission runoff

When DeKalb County voters decide one last race next month, they’ll have to judge which candidate for the Board of Commissioners will be most accountable.

Greg Adams, an Emory University police officer, and Randal Mangham, an attorney, will face off in a Dec. 6 runoff for Super District 7. The winner of the race will represent 350,000 people in the eastern half of the county, from Doraville to Stonecrest.

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Adams says Mangham hasn’t been transparent. Mangham repeatedly missed deadlines to file contribution and personal financial disclosures during his time in the Georgia House of Representatives. Mangham was fined $5,000 by the state ethics commission in 2009, and he only paid off that penalty this week.

But Mangham says his opponent lacks the leadership experience needed to bring the county’s divided Board of Commissioners together.

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