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Letter: Alexander should be mayor again

Salisbury has a huge election coming up in November.

It’s time that Salisbury moves on from its current mayor and votes in someone who handles the job professionally. Karen Alexander can and she should be elected mayor again.

Traditionally, the candidate who gets the most votes in the Salisbury City Council race is chosen to be mayor. Alexander served Salisbury as the 41st mayor, and she helped Salisbury in many ways during that time. Alexander is a community leader who has created jobs through accountable incentives and economic development grants.

Alexander has developed various educational programs that have benefited students in the Rowan-Salisbury school system. Alexander has also served as an advocate for community resources on a state and federal level by meeting with higher officials about what Salisbury needs.

Alexander is committed to the best interests of Salisbury by:

• Building better communication with all in the city.

• Improving public safety and strengthening neighborhoods.

• Continuing to attract businesses and jobs to enhance workforce development.

• Supporting community organizations.

• Creating educational opportunities and industrial partnerships.

• Improving physical and mental health.

• Maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Karen Alexander is an individual of integrity who is committed to helping Salisbury reach its true potential. With Alexander as mayor, citizens would not have to worry about controversial statements and too many travel expenses for the city.

She is the best candidate for Salisbury City Council. Early voting starts Wednesday, and Election Day is Nov. 5. Vote for Karen Alexander for Salisbury City Council.

— Giovanni Spillman

Salisbury

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