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Liliana Bakhtiari

Running for Atlanta City Council District 5
Election: Nov. 7, 2017

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Liliana Bakhtiari, 29, is not only ready for some serious change, she is seriously committed to it. She’s running for Atlanta City Council in District 5 after working around the world. She’s worked with human trafficking victims, survivors of genocide, and orphans. She’s built hygienic systems and conducted job training and women’s health programs. She’s spent her life getting her hands dirty and now she’s ready to take things one step further.


  • Housing Justice
  • LGBTQ Rights
  • Economic Equality
  • Atlanta Infrastructure
  • Women's Rights
  • Expanded Medicare and Medicaid
  • $15 Minimum wage
  • Racial Justice
  • Transportation