Updated: 10:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2006 | Posted: 10:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2006
County Commissioner District 4, Dumont Clarke
Race: County Commissioner District 4
Candidate: Dumont Clarke, D-N.C. (incumbent)
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Occupation: Attorney in a private law practice
Platform: After voting to cut the property tax rate this year, Clarke said he would vote to increase the tax rate in future years if the amount of growth revenue from the current tax rate was insufficient to fund expenditures. Believes a sensible school funding framework is in place that will guide decisions about future years, strong supporter of public schools.