Jesse Houle Shares Updates on WUGA with Alexia Ridley
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Jesse Houle Shares Updates on WUGA with Alexia Ridley

“District 6 Commissioner-elect, Jesse Houle is once again adding their name to the ballot. Houle has announced they will be a candidate for the District 6 seat for the special election November 3rd. As Commissioner-elect, Houle has already been selected to take office in January. They are now also the Democratic candidate. Houle explains the…

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Vote Jesse Houle Nov 3

Jesse Houle will be on the ballot again November 3rd for Athens-Clarke County District 6 Commissioner. This special election will be at the end of your ballot, and we need your vote all the way down the ballot! While Jesse is the Commissioner-Elect for the next 4-year term, that term doesn’t begin until January 2021….

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The Road Ahead

To say this campaign has not gone the way we expected or hoped is an understatement. The pandemic disrupted our ability to engage and share our vision with the community in the way we had desired. In the weeks preceding the election, Athens rose up alongside a movement to end systemic racism, police violence and…

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A Solemn Day of Reflection

It is with a heavy heart that I write this while processing the staggering news that Jerry NeSmith passed away unexpectedly Saturday night. Jerry was a caring human being who identified as a servant leader and worked tirelessly throughout his lifetime in many capacities to embody that spirit. We did not always agree on the…

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The Red and Black covers Jesse’s campaign!

“Houle has spent the past 12 years in Athens making music, working at the non-profit Nuçi’s Space and fighting for progressive causes. Houle said they are running because they love Athens, see problems with incumbent Commissioner Jerry NeSmith and have the experience and leadership skills to enact progressive policies and change.” Read more…

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Open Conversations: Connectivity and Green Space

As folks reach out with questions and concerns, I would like to share correspondence on the website. This is for transparency, accountability, and, most of all, to grow the involvement of others in our dialogue. We all stand to learn from each other. Furthermore, our best ideas and best chances of implementing them will come…

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Open Conversations: Costs and Where I’m At

As folks reach out with questions and concerns, I would like to share correspondence on the website. This is for transparency, accountability, and, most of all, to grow the involvement of others in our dialogue. We all stand to learn from each other. Furthermore, our best ideas and best chances of implementing them will come…