Clarkston Mayor

“As your next Mayor, I am committed to realizing progressive change, fostering a culture of collaboration within our city, and working to secure investment in our community that will benefit all who call it home.”


Clarkston Mayor

A vote for YT means a vote for progressive change, proactive decision making, collaborative government, and an investment in Clarkston. 

Credible. compassionate. committed.

YT Bell values people, community, and effective policies that cultivate change and reduce challenges in Clarkston. 

As both a community advocate and Clarkston City Councilwoman, she has worked to address injustices and safety issues, served vulnerable populations, and solved complex issues.


As a Councilwoman, YT has cultivated a proven record of prioritizing the needs of her constituents. She is a results driven leader whose passion for improving Clarkstonians’ lives was realized with the passage of many effective policies.


As a Licensed Master Social Worker, YT has worked as a therapist and patient advocate. Forever a social worker at heart, the wellbeing of others remains her priority and is of the utmost importance.


As Mayor, YT will continue to move the city forward while working relentlessly on behalf of all who call Clarkston home.


YT’s priorities are based on several years of firsthand experience as a resident and elected official within Clarkston, Georgia.
As Clarkston’s first Black woman Mayor, YT will focus on the following priorities to ensure a better Clarkston for all.

Community Development

YT will help increase and diversify housing options and establish a response unit staffed with social workers to manage non-violent offenses. 

Economic Development

YT will support the vision for a more walkable, vibrant downtown center in Clarkston to help bring more patrons to local businesses.

Health care

YT will proactively respond to the multifaceted health care needs of Clarkston’s uniquely diverse community, including the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. 


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