Tracy Taylor

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger

Background

Taylor worked as a public service worker during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2018, he became the Republican chair of Dougherty County, being the first African-American to do so. He also served as the Vice Chairman and Chairman of Albany Community Development Council. In the past, he has run for county commissioner, mayor for Albany, State Senator, and State House of Representatives.

Key Issues

Economy

Taylor believes in cutting taxes, He believes in implementing a fiscally conservative budget for Georgia. He believes in the legalization of marijuana stating that taxes from sales would fill the gap in the state budget that his tax cuts would bring.

Public Safety

Taylor wants to allocate more funding to the Albany Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in Atlanta. He wants to direct state resources to help Albany’s police and sheriff departments.

Endorsements

District 4 Dougherty County Commissioner Russell Gray and Dougherty County Republican Party Chairman Stephen Brimberry

Sources

ballotpedia.org

albanyherald.com

Long View News Journal

albanyherald.com

finance.yahoo.com