Eight candidates will vie for the state Senate District 6 seat in a Nov. 7 special election. The district includes parts of Buckhead and Sandy Springs, along with a section of Cobb County. They are seeking to replace Hunter Hill, who resigned to run for governor.

The Reporter asked all of the candidates for a biography and the answers to questions about their political stances. Seven candidates responded, and their answers appear below. The candidate who did not respond is Jen Jordan.

Click on the names or photos below for the candidates’ answers:

Leah Aldridge.
Matt Bentley.
Kathy Eichenblatt.
Charlie Fiveash.
Jaha Howard.
Leo Smith.

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.