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Levie Maddox - runoff election preview
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Levie Maddox

Office seeking: Republican nomination for District 5 Board of Commissioners seat

Age: 40

Platform: Promote job growth and economic development, help small businesses, remain fiscally conservative

Current profession: Handles sales, marketing and business development for local metal recycling company LB Recycling

Quote: ""I'm a new player with a fresh, energetic perspective to pursue community needs. I don't have a grudge (against anyone) nor close friends (who are officials). I have no preconceived notions about how need to run business, Maddox said Friday. "All I have is a back bench perspective that tells me some subjects need to have a much more thorough study and review."

Contact:; (770) 595-3179

Covington News Q&A
Q1: Why should the Republican voters of District 5 choose Levie Maddox over any of the other three Republican candidates?
A: I've got the unique qualification mix for this position. My educational background, corporate business experience, local business ownership and high level of professionalism have prepared me to perform well in this position. As a fifth generation Newton County citizen with four children, I have a vested interest in the success of our community. I have the knowledge and vision to ensure that Newton County is a leading voice along the east metro corridor for many generations to come based on the informed and sound choices of today.

Q2: If elected, what do you think needs to be accomplished in District 5 during the next four years?
A: My vision for District 5 and countywide is for positive economic development that enhances our community while restoring and protecting our county's character and keeping our citizens safe.

More info: To read Maddox's full profile read this previous story -