21-year-old becomes youngest female mayor in US history


At 21 years old, Brooke Huckabee has made history as the youngest woman mayor in U.S. history, taking office in the small town of Arabi, Georgia, The Hill reports.

21-year-old becomes youngest female mayor in US history
Huckabee, a college student studying agriculture technology, was elected mayor of the town of about 500 people located 150 miles south of Atlanta. She also works part-time for the state’s Department of Agriculture.

The young mayor is juggling her new responsibilities with her studies and part-time job, relying on careful scheduling to balance her commitments.

As mayor, Huckabee is prioritizing the establishment of a local police department, which would be the first in Arabi in about 100 years. She also aims to encourage community investment and engagement.

Known for its agriculture, Arabi is home to several agricultural businesses within city limits. Huckabee, who grew up in the industry, emphasized her agricultural roots during her campaign.

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