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Re-Elect Gretchen D. Barron

Here to Serve

Working for a Better Richland County!

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The RE-ELECT Gretchen D. Barron Campaign is a political movement that aims to transform society. Inspired by social movements of the past, our Campaign began in 2023 when a few community members decided to organize and make an impact. Pretty quickly, this singular moment evolved into a full-fledged movement. Our Campaign challenges the status quo, holding our leaders accountable and fighting for solutions that will transform society.

Community Engagement

My Priorities

What we do.

Improve Infrastructure

  • Support and Promote Smart Growth

  • Repair Roads & Bridges

Our campaign's top priority is to improve infrastructure across the country. We believe in supporting and promoting Smart Growth, which means building in a way that is sustainable and environmentally friendly. We also recognize the importance of repairing our roads and bridges, which are essential for the safety and mobility of our citizens. By investing in infrastructure, we can create jobs, boost economic growth, and improve the quality of life for all.

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Economic & Workforce Development

  • Attract and grow businesses that strengthen our local economy

  • Create sustainable systems and partnerships

  • Connect workforce development to economic development

At the heart of our campaign is a commitment to economic and workforce development. We believe that attracting and growing businesses that strengthen our local economy is essential to creating a thriving community. To achieve this, we are dedicated to creating sustainable systems and partnerships that will support long-term growth. Additionally, we recognize the importance of connecting workforce development to economic development, ensuring that our community has the skilled workforce necessary to support a growing economy. We are committed to our community a place where businesses can thrive and workers can succeed.

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Support Accessible & Affordable Housing

  • Support funding options that will increase the number of accessible and affordable housing units.

Gretchen's campaign has made it a top priority to support accessible and affordable housing in the county. She understands the importance of having safe and affordable housing options for all members of the community. Gretchen funding options that will increase the number of and affordable housing units in the county, that everyone has a place to call home. She believes that by working together, we can create a where everyone has access to safe and affordable housing.

Invest in and Enhance Public Safety

  • Support law enforcement

  • Promote safer communities

  • Work with law enforcement and community leaders to support programs that combat youth violence

A priority for the campaign is to improve public safety by investing in it. Gretchen is a firm advocate of law enforcement and strives to promote safer communities. She is dedicated to collaborating with law enforcement and community leaders to support initiatives that combat youth violence. By prioritizing public safety, Gretchen aims to create a secure and safe environment for everyone in the community.

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