Jason Williams, 45, is throwing his hat in the ring to run against incumbent Natalia Taft in the spring election on April 6, 2021, for the City of Racine District 13 Alder. To read more about other races, click here.
Where do you live? Racine
How long have you lived there? 5 years
Spouse or partner’s name? Joanna Williams
If you have children, please include their ages 8 children, 22, 20, 18 yr old twins, 15, 14, 11, & 10, 7 girls 1 boy
What is your current profession? Warehouse lead
What position are you applying for? 13 district alderman
What motivated you to seek out this seat? The desire to see our inalienable rights protected as enumerated in the Constitution and Bill of rights, ie, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Co- equal in importance to our safety.
Why do you think you are a good candidate for the job? I have always had a desire to see people thrive, for their representation to listen, and for people to be put 1st before things.
Name three things you would like to see change with how things are being done. Broader local input on decisions being made. Protecting Constituents by holding the line on taxes, Creating easier pathways for Constituents to be heard and addressed.
What resources would you need to have to accomplish that? Constituents vote, and the will of the council.
What would success look like and how would you measure that success? A happier, more prosperous community, working together. Together we can do better.
How would you seek buy-in from either the community and/or your colleagues to accomplish those tasks? There is safety in a multitude of counselors, their input and ideas are essential to arriving at the best decisions whether positive or negative. Both are essential for making good decisions.
What characteristics do you bring to the table to accomplish those tasks? A desire to push through initial disagreements until they become discussions, a listening ear, and pushing toward solutions together.