• Greenville City Council At-Large

    Three Candidates; Voters Select One

    Portia C. Willis, candidate for Greenville City Council  At-Large District

    Portia C. Willis


    Your current job and title:


    Consultant/Co-Owner, Young Scholars and Leaders Institute, LLC


    Your highest level of education?


    Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice


    If you're elected or re-elected, what will be your top priority? Why?


    If elected, my top priority would be providing a strong presence and representation within our city. As the At-Large City Council member, I would make it a priority to attend various community events, listen to community concerns and work as a liaison between the different districts to serve the city of Greenville.


    If you're elected or re-elected, how will you involve your constituents in the process of making decisions?


    I believe as an elected official we have the responsibility to listen to the concerns of those we represent. I would involve constituents in the decision-making process through listening forums/sessions and even involving technology and social media to poll citizens regarding certain issues to gain their feedback.


    Why should voters choose you for the position you're running for?


    Voters should choose me for Greenville City Council, At-Large, because I believe in the growth of our community, and I want to be a part of helping to expand the potential capacity of our city council. I am confident that with my passion and leadership expertise, I will add tremendous value to the council as a decision-making body by understanding the varying issues, providing strategic insight, and bringing relevant solutions to tough problems.


    Which three things about you do you most want voters to know?


    I want voters to know I am just like them, and we share some of the same values. I want to see Greenville succeed and grow as a whole and I am committed to representing the needs and concerns of the citizens of Greenville.


    Is there anything else about you that you wish to tell voters?


    I'm excited to be on this journey and I look forward to learning how to best serve Greenville!

    Will Bell

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    Angelene Mitchell

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