Lee touts experience in mayoral bid | Elections | Macon.com

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Lee touts experience in mayoral bid | Elections | Macon.com

WARNER ROBINS — Come the new year, Warner Robins will have a new mayor. But that doesn’t mean the city should have someone new to the responsibilities, said City Councilman Daron Lee.

“We already know what it is to go through a complete overhaul of leadership,” Lee said. “It’s a lot of confusion and a lot of misunderstanding. And I don’t think the city’s in the position to go through that again.”

During the last mayoral election cycle, 12-year incumbent Mayor Donald Walker committed suicide in the midst of a campaign against three challengers, including two political newbies. Newcomer Chuck Shaheen, a pharmaceutical salesman, was elected mayor along with three new councilmen, including Lee.

Now Shaheen is running for a council seat. Lee said this leadership change needs someone with experience running the city and representing it throughout the state.

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