Former State Rep. Melvin Everson, who also was a councilman, has endorsed Barbara Bender in her campaign for mayor.
“I have known and worked with Barbara for years, and I am proud to endorse her for mayor," Everson said in a press release. "Barbara has proven herself as a visionary leader with the ability to get the job done for the people of Snellville.
"Through her vision, leadership and hard work, she has accomplished great things for the city, and I know she will continue that record as mayor. Barbara has my vote, and I encourage all Snellville residents to support her as well.”
Bender, who is running against , commented:
“It has been a great honor to work with Melvin over the years. He has done great things for Snellville, and I am proud to have his support. With the support of the citizens of Snellville, I will continue providing visionary leadership to move Snellville forward.”