Mariah Parker is a graduate student who won this role by a margin of only 13 votes. Her choice to be sworn in using the autobiography of Malcolm X is highly political and clearly left wing.
The Hill reports:
Georgia county official takes oath of office on Malcolm X autobiography
A 26-year-old doctoral student elected to be Athens-Clarke County Commissioner took her oath of office Monday holding her hand not to the bible, but rather a copy of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.”
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constituion, Mariah Parker, who won the seat by 13 votes, ran as a progressive, declaring on her campaign website that “it’s time for bold, progressive leadership in Athens.”
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