Perennial candidate Elbert “Al” Bartell said he was discontinuing his bid for Atlanta mayor and instead will run for U.S. Senate in 2020.
“As an independent public policy leader, I intend to run for U.S. Senator in the state of Georgia in the 2020 election cycle, starting today,” he said in a release. “The environment is the most important public policy conversation in America. I want to champion the environmental movement in the dawn of the 21st century.”