Allison Wright

Commissioner Allison WrightAllison Wright, District 4 Commissioner (2013-present)
Represents UGA, 5-Points, and Oak Street areas.

Professional and Civic Experience
Certified Medical Illustrator – self employed
Clarke County School District Board of Education (2005-2012)
Clarke County School District SPLOST Citizens Oversight Committee
PTAs at Cleveland Road Elementary School, Barrow Elementary School, and Clarke Middle School
MS, Medical College of Georgia, Medical Illustration
BS, University of Kentucky, Animal Science
Party Affiliation
Primary Ballots: Allison Wright very often takes Democratic primary ballots.
Donations: Donated to John Barrow (D) in 2006.
Inferred Party: Democrat

Signature Policies

Plastic Bag Ban or Fee: Commissioner Wright has been active in pushing for a fee on single-use plastic bags. This will reduce plastic waste in our oceans. It will also save Athens-Clarke County money by reducing waste in the landfill.

Voting Record

  • 2019
    Reconsideration of Designating SPLOST Projects: YES
    Accept $250,000 Settlement with Taylor Saulters: YES
    FY2020 Goals and Objectives: YES
    Designating SPLOST Projects: YES
    Expanding ACCPD Vehicle Program: YES
    Adopting the 100% Athens Resolution: YES
    Ending cash bail for local ordinance violations: absent
    Delaying Bike Lanes on Hancock Ave: YES
    Removing Mention of Classic Center Arena from SPLOST 2020: NO
    Approving Final SPLOST 2020 List: YES
    (More information about 2019 votes)
  • 2018
    Fund Cedar Creek Solar Array: YES
    Move Work Sessions to City Hall: YES
    Redesign Chase Street Corridor: YES
    Update County Anti-Discrimination Policy: YES
    Reject Concept Maps for Athens in Motion: NO
    Adopt the Athens in Motion plan: YES
    Protected Bike Lanes for Barnett Shoals: YES
    Delay the Designation of SPLOST Projects: NO
    (More information about 2018 votes)
  • 2017
    Temporary Halt to Downtown Development: YES
    Consultant Selection for Bike / Ped Master Plan: absent
    TSPLOST project list and referendum: YES
    Re-zoning Mitchell Street:YES
    (More information about 2017 votes)
  • 2016
    “Road Diet” for Chase Street: NO
    Allow Sale of Growlers in Brewpubs: YES
    Fare-Free Bus Rides for K-12 Students: YES
    Downtown Anti-Discrimination Ordinance and Civil Rights Committee: YES
    (More information about 2016 votes)
  • 2015
    Allow Backyard Chickens: YES
    Remove Wetland Buffers: NO
    Award Jail Phone Contract to Securus Tech: YES
    Allow Food Trucks: YES
    Keep Domestic Partnership Benefits: YES
    (More information about 2015 votes)