James Alexander

James Alexander

James Alexander, Candidate for Board of Education District 1

James Alexander is running to be the next member of the Board of Education from District 1 in Athens, Georgia.

Alexander’s website

Signature Issues

Alexander says that he would work to help our students get along with people from different cultures, of different abilities (physical and cognitive) and with different political ideologies. He says he would strive for inclusion in the classroom even if it was “unpopular.” He also wants to incorporate learning about mental health into the curriculum, especially about how to cope with anger, anxiety and depression due to the pandemic.


Alexander is the Workforce Development Manager for Goodwill of North Georgia. He has taught financial literacy at Meadowcreek High School. He’s also taught job readiness classes at Sims Academy and with the Destination Dawgs program at UGA.


Alexander has been endorsed by the ACC Democratic party.

Political Affiliation

Primary Ballots: Alexander takes Democratic primary ballots.
Inferred Party: Democrat

See other candidates running in the 2022 election in the Athens-area here.