Meet the Atlanta mayoral candidates 0 Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 10 KENT D. JOHNSON / AJC John Eaves resigned earlier in 2017 as Fulton County Commission Chairman in order to join the slate of candidates vying to replace Kasim Reed as Atlanta’s mayor. Here are some other candidates seeking the city’s top job... 2 / 10 JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL Keisha Lance Bottoms is an Atlanta City Councilmember from District 11. 3 / 10 HANDOUT Georgia State Senator Vincent Fort is running for Mayor of Atlanta. 4 / 10 PHIL SKINNER / AJC FILE Mary Norwood is an Atlanta City Councilmember from Post 2 At-Large. She was a candidate for mayor in 2009. 5 / 10 HYOSUB SHIN / AJC Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall represents District 2. 6 / 10 SPECIAL TO AJC Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell is hoping to move up into the mayor’s position. 7 / 10 SCOTT TRUBEY / AJC Former Atlanta City Council President Cathy Woolard has a long history in city politics. 8 / 10 Special to AJC Peter Aman is the former Chief Operating Officer of Atlanta. 9 / 10 Rohit Ammanamanchi, a recent graduate of Georgia Tech in Civil Engineering, calls himself “the Millennial candidate who wants to get stuff done.” WSB-TV/SPECIAL 10 / 10 Glenn S. Wrightson, a Grant Park native, is seeking the position of mayor for the second time. He first ran in 2013. WSB-TV/SPECIAL Related 2017 Voter Guide: Atlanta Mayor 2017 Voter Guide: Atlanta City Council President 2017 Voter Guide: Atlanta City Council 2017 Voter Guide: Atlanta Public Schools 2017 Voter Guide: Fulton County View Comments 0 Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.