Patrick Davenport

Commissioner Patrick Davenport

Commissioner Davenport, District 1

2019 – present

Represents East Athens and Winterville.
706-202-4339
patrick.davenport@accgov.com
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Studied Political Science and Business Management at the University of Georgia.

Primary Ballots: Patrick Davenport exclusively takes Democratic primary ballots.
Inferred Party: Democrat

Signature Policies

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.

Voting Record

Accept Agreement with the Classic Center: YES
Support the Pre-Arrest Diversion Program: YES
Start a Community Energy Fund: YES
Declare State of Emergency, Banning Public Gatherings: NO
Order Athenians to Shelter in Place: YES
Urge Leniency for Rent and Mortgage Payments: YES
Refuse to Pay Attorney Bryan Sells: NO
Move Confederate Monument, Close College Square: YES
Establish Goal of Reducing Police Funding: NO
Adopt the FY 2021 Budget: YES
Make Masks Mandatory: YES
Resolve that Black lives matter: YES
Delay BLM resolution: NO
Start “parklet” pilot program: NO
(More information about 2020 votes)

Reconsideration of Designating SPLOST Projects: YES
Accept $250,000 Settlement with Taylor Saulters: NO
FY2020 Goals and Objectives: YES
Designate SPLOST Projects: NO on the judicial center, YES on the rest
Expand ACCPD Vehicle Program: YES
Adopt the 100% Athens Resolution: YES
End cash bail for local ordinance violations: YES
Delay Bike Lanes on Hancock Ave: NO
Remove Mention of Classic Center Arena from SPLOST 2020: NO
Approve Final SPLOST 2020 List: YES
Pass Along State Legislative Requests: YES
Reorganize Animal Control: YES
Approve the Neighborhood Leaders program: NO
(More information about 2019 votes)