Mary Davis, Ed Enoch, Cleveland O'Steen vie for Augusta Commission District 3

Editor's note: An earlier version of this biography box incorrectly reported the age of Davis' oldest child.


Name: Mary Fair Davis

Age: 42

Family: Husband, Scott; children Morgan, 15, and Charlie, 11

Political experience: Managed Mayor Deke Copenhaver’s 2006 campaign

Education: Aquinas High School, 1987; University of Georgia, bachelor’s degree in journalism, 1991

Why are you running for office? "I am running because I care about Augusta's future. I plan to make good decisions with our city leaders, as well as our business leaders, to move District 3 and our entire community forward."

 

Name: Ed Enoch

Age: 52

Family: Wife, Sharon; daughters, Laura and Olivia; son, Noah

Political experience: Attorney for Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, 2003-present; chair, Hardie Davis for House, 2006; co-chair, Hardie Davis for Senate, 2010

Education: Raleigh-Egypt High School, Memphis, Tenn., Class of 1978; Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla., Class of 1989; Washington and Lee University Law School, Class of 1992

Why are you running for office? “We have an obligation to serve our community to our highest and best extent. I have consistently served this community as a member of the military, a volunteer leader in charitable and civic organizations and in representing public and private clients as an attorney. I offer myself for service on the Augusta Commission because the leadership and management skills I have developed over the course of my service make me uniquely qualified to contribute to a county commission that works to make Augusta the best it can be for all its citizens.”

 

Name: Cleveland O’Steen

Age: 49

Family: Daughters, Raven and Erika

Political experience: Trustee, 2002-2005, Buena Vista Charter Township, Mich.; served as policy analyst for Michigan Democratic Party; president of Kingston Neighborhood Association

Education: Saginaw (Mich.) High School; Saginaw Valley State University, master’s degrees in political science, criminal justice and educational leadership

Why are you running for office? “I feel that it’s time for all of District 3 to be represented. The residents want someone to keep in touch with them and keep them informed about decisions that affect them.”

 

Three seeking District 3 Augusta commission seat

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