Party Affiliation: Democrat
Average Annual Income:
Political Experience: Served on the city
council for 15 years before becoming mayor
Stand on Major Issues
Webster Fletcher is pro-choice and pro-gun control.
Under his tenure, the size of the city government has
by 5% with new jobs being created in a variety of
city departments. During his first two terms as mayor,
Webster Fletcher worked closely with the city's teachers to
improve their working conditions while ensuring that
their pay scale remained at its current level.
Fletcher has marched in several women's and gay
rights parades. He frequently visits families in
low-income housing units to talk to them about their
lives and about how he can help them work with the city's
social service agencies. In an attempt to keep
business in the city, Fletcher has tried to lower the
tax burden for businesses, but he has had to raise the
taxes that residents pay.
Prior to the garbage strike, Fletcher tried to work
with the parties involved to avert the strike, but did not
He continued to meet with the garbage workers,
their union, and city officials in order to end the
strike as soon as possible.