November 8, 2017

Athens & NE Georgia Choose Progress at Ballot Box!

Athens & NE Georgia Choose Progress at the Ballot Box! Athens and Northeast Georgia sent a clear message in last night’s election. We want living wages! We want a robust public transit system! We want healthcare access for all! We want infrastructure for pedestrians & cyclists! We want a fair redistricting system! This message was spoken loudly with the overwhelming …

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November 3, 2017

Athens-Clarke Scores a 33/100 on HRC’s 2017 Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign has released their 2017 Municipal Equality Index scores. Athens-Clarke County scored only 33 points out of 100. The national average is 57. About the MEI The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is “the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans”. HRC has been publishing Municipal Equality Indexes for …

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October 9, 2017

We Need Free Transit on Election Day!

Tim Denson - Fare-free public transit

Let’s use public transit to get Voters to the polls! For years, cities and counties all across the United States have begun offering fare-free public transit on election dates to encourage voters to turnout and to remove one of the many indirect costs associated with voting. The upcoming November 7 election, featuring TSPLOST on the ballot, is the perfect opportunity …

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September 19, 2017

Tim Denson Campaign Kickoff a Huge Success!

Dozens of supporters poured into Bishop Park this past Sunday to attend the Tim Denson Campaign Kickoff. They were there to hear Tim Denson roll out his campaign for Athens-Clarke County Commission and present his vision for Athens and District 5. The environment for the kickoff was positive and optimistic, full of fellowship, music, food, and games. Campaign Manager Briana …

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September 2, 2017

Meet Tim

Tim Denson is a father, husband, and community organizer who believes that, by uniting the people, we can make an Athens that works for everyone. The Experience While Tim may not have served on the Commission quite yet, he has been doing the job from the other side of the rail–in the community–since 2011. He has attended almost every ACC …

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August 30, 2017

Tim’s Vision for Athens

Tim Denson near Athens city hall

While I may not have served on the Commission yet, I have been doing the job from the other side of the rail–in the community–since 2013. As an Athens-Clarke County Commissioner, I will fight tirelessly to combat poverty, increase access to affordable, quality services, and build an Athens that works not just for the wealthy, but for every single resident …

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