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Daniel Blackman

DEMOCRAT

Daniel Blackman is running for Public Service Commission, District 4.

TOP PRIORITY

Utility Costs

  • Act as a fearless advocate for rate payers
  • Will stand up to utility companies and prioritize needs of rate payers

Environment

  • Increase rooftop solar and ensure low and moderate -income families have access to it
  • Ensure alternative energy is accessible and affordable to all
  • Create inclusive sustainable policies

Infrastructure

  • Increase capacity to deploy broadband to under-served communities
  • Prioritize getting consistent, reliable, high-speed internet access to all

Infrastructure

  • Increase clean energy
  • Push for wind research off the coast of Statesboro
  • Use Georgia Southern University as a research center for wind energy
  • Increase solar farms in Georgia

Why me?

  • Lives in Forsyth County, GA where he was the first African-American to run for office
  • Has traveled throughout North GA and worked with conservative groups to ensure he can protect the interests of local people
  • Healthy balance of solar and utility experience with civil and human rights experience

Worldview

  • His worldview comes from having a grandfather who was a diplomat to the United States
  • His family immigrated to the United States from Barbados; understands the desire to pursue the American Dream
  • Loves Atlanta's diversity and wants to be a champion for low-income and marginalized people