Dr. Brandy Brooks, one of 8 candidates vying for the vacated District 7 seat, was profiled on Purplely. To view the profile click here.
Purplely believes that local elections are critically important. Every day, over half a million local elected officials make important and influential decisions about core services like police, fire department, transportation, housing, and clean drinking water.
As cities experience robust growth, they become virtual laboratories for positive civic change, especially as federal-level political gridlock continues.
According to a New York Times study, despite the incredible impact local elected officials can have on people’s lives, only 27% of eligible voters participated in local elections nationwide.