Resident of the Old East End
"Especially given the turmoil in Burlington over policing, substance abuse, and affordable housing, I am thrilled at the idea of Emma as our next mayor. The past several years have been filled with divisiveness, a failure to listen to each other, solutions that do not consider impacts on all city residents, and an unwillingness to tackle the complexities underlying our challenges. I know Emma as an intelligent, careful listener who is curious and ready to learn more. I also know her as willing to work with anyone in the city — irrespective of politics — who is committed to finding fact-based, effective solutions. We desperately need a mature, open-minded, committed mayor and Emma is that leader."