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District 6 Sandy Springs City Council candidates Q&A
by Bobby Tedder
November 26, 2013 10:25 AM | 852 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Andy Bauman
Andy Bauman
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John Stoj
John Stoj
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Editor’s note: Andy Bauman and John Stoj are running for the District 6 Sandy Springs City Council seat in Tuesday’s nonpartisan runoff election. Incumbent Karen Meinzen McEnerny is not seeking re-election. Both candidates are running for public office for the first time.

o Name, age: Andy Bauman, 49

o Occupation: attorney and real estate investor

o Education: bachelor’s degree in political science from Emory University, 1986; law degree from Emory University Law School, 1990.

o Family: wife Debbie, two children: Evan, 14, and Anna Rose, 10.

o Why are you the best choice? “The best way to determine what a person will do is to look at what they have done. Leadership is more than just attending meetings or complaining about what’s wrong; it’s about action and accomplishment.   As the founder and lead volunteer for the Sandy Springs Farmers Market, I am proud of having a record of bringing thousands of Sandy Springs residents together and building a sense of community.”

o Top three issues: infrastructure; responsible redevelopment and growth; protection of neighborhoods

o Net campaign funds through Oct. 25: $7,999.23 ($40,553.42 received, $32,554.49 spent)

Campaign website: www.AndyForCityCouncil.com.

Name, age: John Stoj, 43

o Occupation: small business owner

Education: bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame, 1992; master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina, 1996.

o Family: wife Kimberley, infant son John Ford

Why are you the best choice? “My entrepreneurial spirit, combined with two decades of financial experience, gives me the opportunity to make a unique and effective contribution to not only District 6, but Sandy Springs as a whole.”

o Top three issues: preservation and improvement of existing neighborhoods; economic development; creation of a strategic vision for development within the city

Net campaign funds through Oct. 25: $4,410.31 ($21,300.00 received, $16,889.69 spent). He has been fined $125 by the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission for not filing his annual financial disclosure report.

Campaign website: www.stojforcouncil.com.
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