Athens News Matters: 10/16/2020

Oct 16, 2020

This week on Athens News Matters:

  • We review how and where to vote, and important deadlines for voters to remember
  • Nonpartisan candidate for District Attorney James Chafin joins us to talk about his views on criminal justice reform, accountability courts, and more.
  • Democratic candidate for District Attorney Deborah Gonzalez joins us to talk about her campaign, diversion programs, and her plans for the DA’s office if elected.
  • Interim District Attorney and Democratic candidate in the District Attorney race, Brian Patterson joins us to answer your questions and make his case for why he should be elected in his own right.
  • Republican candidate for Sheriff Robert Hare joins us to talk about conditions at the jail, staffing and recruitment within law enforcement, and more.
  • Democratic candidate for Sheriff John Q. Williams joins us for a one-on-one to talk about his campaign and what he would do if elected Sheriff.