This was never just about winning elections. We believe the right candidates championing the right policies can use policy to change lives for the better. That's what makes these Metro Atlanta wins so special – and what makes the things happening here more than deserving of national attention and replication across the country.  


Lewis forced Sheperd into a runoff election and successfully overcame nearly two decades of support and relationships. Sheperd's leadership on an unpopular project, dubbed "Cop City" by local organizers, was a central talking point of her re-election.