ATL District 1: Robert Welsh
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Leaders in the public sector have plenty of public resources to promote their political views, accomplishments and experience. Often much more can be found in the public record: personal and campaign finance disclosures, expense reports, and business, tax and court filings. Here’s what they show:
Robert Zachary Welsh
Welsh, making his first run for office, is running for the District 1 seat on Atlanta City Council in the Nov. 5 general election. He faces incumbent Carla Smith and challenger Bill Powell, who’s filed no disclosures since January.
- Budget manager, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.
- Formerly worked as an analyst for the Georgia Senate Budget Office and for the private Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
Business ownership interests
Other fiduciary positions
- Board member, Peoplestown Revitalization Corp.
Real estate holdings
- Personal residence valued at $72,000.
- None disclosed.
Friends and Family
- Welsh lists state Sen. Emanuel Jones and former Rep. Doug Dean among his supporters.
Donors have given $5,589 in cash and $6,075 in goods and services to Welsh’s campaign. He’s also chipped in $600 of his own money.
- Reported cash on hand (Oct. 25, 2013): $532
Posted Oct. 30, 2013