Washington Post: Ten Democrats crowd Alexandria council race months before filing deadline

Washington Post
January 15, 2018

Alexandria Democrats are lining up to run for City Council seats in the June 12 primary, with more than two months until the filing deadline.

The latest to seek a seat on the six-person council is Canek Aguirre, 32, chair of the local economic opportunities commission and president of the board of Tenants and Workers United.

Aguirre, who worked in community relations for a major health-care provider and for local schools with at-risk students, said he wants to “bring a much-needed voice to the council for people who are often not heard.”

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