Tuesday night saw three spectacular victories for progressive politics in Athens, Georgia, and for Athens for Everyone. Democrats Deborah Gonzalez and Jonathan Wallace, both of whom are Athens for Everyone members, flipped formerly Republican State House seats in districts 117 and 119. Clarke County also voted 3-to-1 for TSPLOST, a […]

Victory for Activism in Athens, Georgia!

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2017 Special Election Guide

Athens for Everyone endorses Democrat Jonathan Wallace for State House District 119 in the November 7th Special Election to replace Chuck Williams. A4E member Jonathan Wallace has formulated a people-first progressive platform to refocus our state government’s priorities.  Jonathan is running to fully fund our schools, because he recognizes that […]

Vote for Jonathan Wallace in District 119

A candidate forum for the special election taking place on November 7 was held on Monday, October 9 at Oconee Veterans Park. In this article, we will focus on remarks made by the candidates running for district 117, Houston Gaines (R) and Deborah Gonzalez (D). View the entire debate here. […]

Recap of the Houston-Deborah Debate

Athens just got an upgrade in mapping technology thanks to Meagan Duever! Our local government’s mapping of legislative and school districts is outdated and not searchable (my apologies to ACC staff but it’s true). If you know what you’re looking for, usually you can find it with some effort but […]

There’s a Map for That!

Athens for Everyone is excited to endorse Deborah Gonzalez for State House. She faces Republican Houston Gaines in the District 117 Special Election on November 7th. For A4E, an endorsement is much more than stating our support and recommending a vote. It means that our 1,095 members will do everything […]

A4E Mobilizes for Deborah Gonzalez

Who does your ACC District Commissioner really represent? Do they stand with you, or downtown developers and Republican candidates? Their own constituents overwhelmingly spoke out against the towering luxury condos. But seven of our ten commissioners voted for the downtown Athens development anyway. What happened? Developers Profit. Do We? City […]

Does Your Commissioner Stand With You?

Nancy Denson and Houston Gaines
Athens for Everyone supports the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee’s effort to remove Mayor Nancy Denson from the County Committee. The vote tonight is a response to the Mayor’s financial and material support for Republican Houston Gaines, who is running against Democratic candidate Deborah Gonzalez in the Special Election for Georgia […]

A4E supports removal of Mayor Denson from ACC Democratic Committee