A total of 18 candidates are competing for the 6th Congressional District seat in an April 18 special election. The district — which includes parts of Brookhaven, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs — was formerly represented by Tom Price, who left to become the new U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services.

The Reporter asked all of the candidates for a biography and the answers to questions about their stances on the Affordable Care Act and politics in general. Fourteen of the candidates responded and their answers appear below.

The candidates who did not submit responses are Mohammad Ali Bhuiyan, Judson Hill, Richard Keatley and Dan Moody.

Click on the names below for the candidates’ statements:

David Abroms
Ragin Edwards
Keith Grawert
Bob Gray
Karen Handel
Alexander Hernandez
Amy Kremer
Bruce LeVell
William Llop
Jon Ossoff
Andre Pollard
Rebecca Quigg
Ron Slotin
Kurt Wilson

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