Alexandria Times: Del Ray resident announces city council campaign

The Alexandria Times
January 12, 2018

Canek Aguirre, a Del Ray resident, announced his candidacy for city council Wednesday.

Aguirre, who will run as a Democrat, has served on a number of local boards and commissions. He is the chair of the city’s Economic Opportunities Commission, president of the Tenants and Workers United board of directors and is vice chairman of the Health Systems Agency of Northern Virginia’s board of directors, according to his website.

He also sits on the Leadership Council for the Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy and is on the steering committee for the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria. He was appointed to the Virginia Board of Social Work by Gov. Terry McAuliffe in 2016.

Aguirre’s run for council is his first campaign for public office.

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