He's been described at the proverbial Mr. Smith going to Washington.
But R.J. Morris doesn't mind the comparison.
The Old Fourth Ward resident has developed a reputation for successfully going head to head with Fulton County property tax officials over flawed assessments.
He's won each time.
He sat down with East Atlanta Patch to discuss why he's running and the key three issues fueling his campaign:
- Selling of tax liens
- The current tax commissioner's additional income stream from tax collections for other jurisdictions even though he uses Fulton County employees to do so
- A desire for a taxpayer advocate