The Lakeside effort, organized by members of the Lakeside City Alliance, has both supporters and opponents in DeKalb County (e.g., the bill’s sponsor, Senator Fran Millar, a Republican who represents part of DeKalb, and Senator Jason Carter, a Democrat who also represents DeKalb voted against the bill).
Below is map of City of South Fulton, as passed by the House. According to the Georgia General Assembly’s Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Office’s Dan O’Connor, it would have a population of 87,478; next would be Roswell at 88,346, with Sandy Springs closely following at 93,8530. If this occurs, it would make South Fulton the 9th largest city in the state.
Aside from Roswell and Sandy Springs, the other cities that would be larger in population would be: