Growing up in a military family, Mario Benavente was raised with a strong sense of duty and commitment to his hometown of Fayetteville. As the next City Council Member for District 3, Mario is prepared to dedicate his experience in community organizing, municipal government, and public policy to take Fayetteville to the next level.
NOW IS OUR TIME TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITY.
Improve Public Safety
Prioritize community healing, restorative justice practices, and independent police oversight.
Recruit & Retain Next-Generation Talent
Focus on economic engagement and support for our university graduates and entrepreneurs.
Champion Fayetteville as the place where innovative talent and industry leaders take root and thrive.
Address Social & Economic Inequality
Eliminate food deserts, put a stop to gentrification, and ensure the availability of affordable housing. Oversee responsible development of the Murchison Road Corridor and improve economic mobility for everyone in Fayetteville.