Elk Grove Citizen: Election ’18: A look at the city, Congressional races coming this year
Stafford is not a newcomer to the mayoral race, as she was one of the seven candidates who attempted to fill Davis’ vacated seat in 2016. She said that the main issues she plans to focus on during her campaign are crime, traffic and quality of life.
Stafford mentioned a need to reduce traffic congestion, increase sales tax revenues and bring higher paying jobs for people who are “underemployed,” and are working at lower wages than they previously earned in their careers.
Stafford expressed a need to address domestic violence in Elk Grove, noting that, in 2015, 51 percent of violent crime in the city was domestic violence related.