Clinton Young

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger

Background

Young graduated from Savannah State University. Young was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia. He has worked as a commercial fisherman in the past, and founded his own business, Young American Vendors. He has since retired from the position of CEO [2]. In the past, Young has run for Savannah City Council three times in 2007, 2011, and 2015, but lost all three elections [4].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Young plans to lower crime rates by instituting a curfew of 10 pm for minors. Using state funding, he plans to add police patrols from 4pm to 12pm in areas with higher crime rates [2].

Education

Young wants to raise teachers salaries by 10%, pension of retired teachers by 5%, and bus drivers by 5% [2].

Transportation

In order to combat higher gas prices, Young wants to build high speed railways throughout the state [2].

Health Care

Young plans to expand and reform Medicaid, as well as keep funding HB1114 to lower maternal mortality rates [2].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Ballotpedia 
2 Young Campaign Website 
3 WSAV
4 SavannahNow