On Point Exclusive: Mayor Pro Tem of Stockbridge Monthly Address to Citizens

Juandolyn Stokes of On Point with Juandolyn Stokes and Mayor Pro Tem, Elton Alexander, of Stockbridge discuss his monthly address to citizens.
Juandolyn Stokes of On Point with Juandolyn Stokes and Mayor Pro Tem, Elton Alexander, of Stockbridge discuss his monthly address to citizens.
Juandolyn Stokes of On Point with Juandolyn Stokes and Mayor Pro Tem, Elton Alexander, of Stockbridge discuss his monthly address to citizens. Photo credit Getty Images

Mayor Elton Alexander talks with Stokes about the power of the ballets on the local level of government. Alexander shares that local elections are important. He goes on to say local city councils and mayors have significant impact on residents.

Alexander explains as recently as 2004 Stockbridge was run by Republicans and was not friendly to Black residents. He says Republicans blocked growth including new schools, infrastructure and quality of life for Henry co residents. Alexander tells Stokes that Henry County is expected to grow by 100,000 people in the next 10 yrs.

Alexander says Tsplost sales tax is for economic development and job growth. McDonough mayoral candidate Sandra Vincent was also a guest explaining why she is the ideal candidate for mayor.

Listen to the full interview below.

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