Phil Mendelson (Democrat)
Office Sought: D.C. Council Chairman
Occupation: Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia
Email Address: Info@PhilMendelson.com
On the issues
What is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?
Restoring citizens' trust in their local government. To do so, I must lead by example, as well as support measures that ensure accountability.
Why should voters elect you?
I am an experienced member of the council, I have the ability to lead it. I am ethical and I care deeply about the city.
BA, political science, the American University.
Offices and Positions Held
Vice chairman, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; past president, Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations; chairman, Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee; past chairman, National Capital Transportation Planning Board; life member, Committee of 100 on the Federal City; formerly 20-year Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC 3C).
PROJECT: Wilson Andrews, Jason Bartz, Ryan Kellett, Katie Parker, Leslie Passante and Serdar Tumgoren - The Washington Post. Published Oct. 8, 2012.
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