Charles Taylor, a political data analyst, is the newest member of the Jackson Redevelopment Authority.
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba appointed Taylor earlier this month and the city council confirmed his appointment.
Taylor, who earned a bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College, is a partner in Chrome Strategic Partners.
He has managed data for numerous campaigns and elected officials that include Mike Espy for U.S. Senate Campaign 2018, Jay Hughes for Lieutenant Governor Campaign 2018-2019, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson 2nd Congressional District of Mississippi and Jim Hood for Governor Campaign 2019 and Hinds County Tax Collector Eddie Fair as well as Lumumba.
Taylor’s professional experience includes registering more than 29,000 African Americans to vote in Mississippi.
The Jackson Redevelopment Authority consists of seven members nominated by the mayor for a five-year term. The term for the Ward 2 representative expired and Taylor will fill it, with his term set to expire on Oct. 11, 2026.