This is a nonpartisan election, and all candidates are invited to speak Monday night.
Here are all the candidates who qualified for this election,
according to the Lowndes County Board of Elections.
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What’s the opposite of the public transportation LCDP advocates?
And that’s what the rural land revaluation recently done by the
Lowndes County Tax Assessors’ office appears to promote.
Lowndes County Chairman Bill Slaughter, asked for the County Commission
to do more to oppose the Sabal Trail pipeline,
said they had contacted the county’s statehouse delegation
to ask Gov. Deal to oppose that pipeline.
GA Rep. Darrel Bush Ealum
has taken the lead in talking to the governor,
and here’s a handy table
of contacts for statehouse members.
Other issues discussed included trash collection,
transportation, property taxes, fossil fuel divestment, wastewater, fracking, clean water, the Alapaha River Water Trail, and Georgia
is now the fastest growing solar market in the country.
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Record signup for LCDP BBQ this evening: city candidates on transportation, environment, jobs and DPG Chair DuBose Porter
Valdosta, July 7th — More than 80 people have already signed up for the annual Lowndes County Democratic Party BBQ, 6PM tonight at Mathis Auditorium, to hear candidates for local city elections talk about jobs, transportation, environment, property rights, and other issues raised at previous LCDP meetings, plus DuBose Porter, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia. With good food (meat and vegetarian) from a local caterer and live music by local band Backstreet Blazers LCDP also directly helps the local economy tonight, as it does with its periodic Cash Mobs. Plus a political quiz by VSU's own Dr. LaPlant!
Transportation is about economy, environment, budgets, busses, trains, cars, bicycles, and pedestrians, development, and conservation.
After public transportation was an increasing topic of discussion
at three Lowndes County Democratic Party meetings,
one dedicated to the subject,
the Lowndes County Democratic Committee adopted this Transportation Resolution
June 1st 2015. (PDF)
The Lowndes County Democratic Party resolves to support public
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