Welcome To Voice Of The Wildcats
Volusia County voters will go to the polls on November 8 to elect state, county and local leaders.
Students are encouraged to vote and make their voices heard.
Locally, Bethune-Cookman University is located in Zone 3 and the city commission seat for that district is on the ballot.
Below is a brief sketch of the two candidates running for the non-partisan seat: incumbent
Quanita May and challenger Steve Miller.
Quanita May (51) May is seeking her second term on the city commission.
She is a small businesswoman. She operates a dance studio and also works as a life coach.
Why do you plan on running for office?
To make an even bigger difference in the community and to help jump start local businesses and give them a boost.
To help the students of B-CU and get them more involved with the community around them.
To keep everyone safe and to crack down on speeding in the Zone 3 area.
May's Goals If elected
1. Students and others have complete access to Riverfront park
2. More activation on beach street
3. Getting more students active and off the campus.
4. Cracking down on speeding
5. Encouraging more people to open small businesses in zone 3.
May's Connection To BCU
I've shown up for the student body for four years as I said I would.
i.e. Sister-to-sister workshop for students; sponsored equipment for athletes;
helped organize student fitness center; and sponsored pandemic events with DJ Jeremy as
Facebook parties for students.
STEVE W. MILLER (68) A Small Business Owner, Tax Practice for over 35 years in the City of Daytona Beach- Midtown area.
Retired from the Internal Revenue Service as a Tax Collection Officer and trainer, Commissioner Zone Daytona Beach
Miller's Goals if elected
1. Safety for our residents
2. Activities for all ages (youth sports, entertainment district, outlets for seniors)
3. Economic Development to grow the businesses and job creation
Miller's Connection to BCU
Collaboration, partnerships and leadership with the students and alumni as they are an important part of growing Daytona Beach to be a stellar city.
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From Commissioner Quanita May serving B-CU student body
Welcome back students. My goal is to serve you and help whenever I can. My hope is that you will reach out to me via text or email if you have a concern or an idea that will help the community. I encourage you to take note of my text number and email. Should you need me in any capacity please reach out to me. I truly enjoy being invited to the campus and listening to the ideas of the BCU community. Often, I have volunteer opportunities in the city that are interesting.
If you are interested please contact me.text number: 386 235 7902 email: firstname.lastname@example.org