Allison Wright

ACC Commissioner, District 4allison


Professional / Civic Experience
Certified Medical Illustrator – self employed
CCSD Board of Education (2005-2012)
CCSD SPLOST Citizens Oversight Committee
On the Parent Teacher Association at Cleveland Road Elementary School, Barrow Elementary School, and Clarke Middle School

MS, MCG, Medical Illustration
BS, University of Kentucky, Animal Science

Party Affiliation
Primary Ballots: Most often votes in Democratic primaries.
Donations: Donated to John Barrow (D) in 2006.

Inferred Party: Democrat

red x  Issues: Affordable Housing

Voted YES on re-zoning Mitchell Street without using the county’s leverage to ask for some affordable units in the new development.


green check1  Issues: Fare-Free Transit for K-12 students

“It was costing more in time and effort to collect from the few students who did pay for [school] lunch, it’s all free in the school district now. Students are using this [Athens Transit] because there aren’t barriers like that. I think it’s important and we should keep going forward with it.”

Allison Wright, July 19th, 2016 Agenda-Setting Session


Voting Record

  • 2019
    Reconsideration of Designating SPLOST Projects: YES
    (More information about 2019 votes)

  • 2018
    Cedar Creek Solar Array Project: YES
    Moving Work Sessions to City Hall: YES
    Redesigning the Chase Street Corridor: YES
    Updating County Anti-Discrimination Policy: YES
    Reject Concept Maps for Athens in Motion: NO
    Athens in Motion plan: YES
    Bike Lanes on Barnett Shoals: YES
    Delay Designating SPLOST Projects: NO
    (More information about 2018 votes)

  • 2017
    Moratorium on Downtown Development: YES
    Progress on Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan: absent
    TSPLOST project list and referendum: YES
    Re-zoning Mitchell Street: YES
    (More information about 2017 votes)

  • 2016
    Apply for ‘Go Transit’ grant funding: YES
    Complete Streets Improvements for Chase: NO
    Allow Sale of Growlers in Brewpubs: YES
    Fare-Free Bus Rides for K-12 Students: YES
    Bar Admittance and Civil Rights Committee: YES
    (More information about 2016 votes)

  • 2015
    Pro-Chicken: YES
    FY 2016 Budget: YES
    Removing Wetland Buffers: NO
    Delay repaving of Chase Street: absent
    Adopt Securus Tech Contract: YES
    Allow Food Trucks: YES
    Keep Domestic Partnership Benefits: YES
    (More information about 2015 votes)


    2018 Questionnaire Responses

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    2016 Questionnaire Responses