Candidate Q&A – DeKalb County Commissioner Gregory Adams
In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here.
Gregory Adams, DeKalb County Commission, Super District 7 (Incumbent)
Why are you running for this position?
To increase economic development opportunities by investing in real mass and light transit, provide real raises to all of DeKalb County’s hard-working employees, securely protect our seniors, children and furry family members, lead efforts to: decriminalize simple use and possession of marijuana, invest more in our parks & recreation and provide additional tax relief for residents.
What are your qualifications for this office?
I am the ONLY candidate in this race who has successfully managed and allocated millions of dollars of taxpayer funds. I have faithfully served all of DeKalb County.
What kind of work do you do?
Pastor, DeKalb Super District 7 Commissioner and DeKalb Reserve Deputy Sheriff.
What are two or three things you’d like to do if you’re elected?
To increase economic development opportunities. Invest in real mass and light transit and securely protect our seniors, children and furry family members.
Why should voters choose you over your opponent?
As Commissioner of District 7, I have led the efforts to rebuild DeKalb County by investing in parks, roads, seniors and families of DeKalb. I have successfully handled constituent concerns for over 350,000+ residents. I currently oversee billions of dollars that are allocated for DeKalb’s infrastructure and growth.
If elected, do you promise to conduct yourself in an ethical and transparent manner?
I have and will continue to conduct myself ethically and also continue the path of accountability, action and transparency.