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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Education
Studied Political Science and Business Management at the University of Georgia.
Party Affiliation
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

  • 2020
    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)
  • 2019
    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)