Commissioner Patrick Davenport, District 1
2019 – present
Living Wages: Commissioner Patrick Davenport has worked with the Economic Justice Coalition fighting for living wages for many years. He co-founded Peachy Green Clean Co-Op to help provide entry-level living wage jobs in Athens. As a commissioner, he faces an uphill battle due to state restrictions on the minimum wage.
Resources for the Eastside: Davenport mentioned an urgent care facility during his 2018 campaign specifically.
Davenport was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on September 19, 2021.
2018 Local Election
Patrick Davenport – 58.0%
Sharyn Dickerson (incumbent) – 41.7%