The Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee is proud to announce local candidate endorsements for the May 24 elections! Democrats in Athens, GA are encouraged to vote for, volunteer with, and contribute to these fine candidates. The endorsements are as follows:
Kelly Girtz for Athens-Clarke County Mayor; Patrick Davenport, Tiffany Taylor, & Allen Jones for Athens-Clarke County Commission; and James Alexander & Tim Denson for School Board.
The Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee voted on endorsements at their April Meeting. All endorsed candidates received at least ⅔ support of the committee. Endorsements were based on the answers to the candidate questionnaires, how they responded to the ACCDC 2022 Platform, voting records, and past support of Democratic candidates & policies.
No candidate was endorsed in the ACC Commission District 5 race but two candidates (Dexter Fisher & Matt Pulver) were distinguished to be Democrats in Good Standing with ACCDC. In the CCSD School Board District 9 race, no candidate was endorsed but two candidates (Mark Evans & Elder Johnson IV) were distinguished to both be Democrats in Good Standing with ACCDC.