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Sandy Allen (D)
Age: 60
Residence: Washington Highlands.
Education: Currently attending Southeastern University.
Occupation: Member, D.C. Council.
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Extra-curricular activities:
Ward 8 council member, 1996-present, chairman, council Committee on Human Services, member, council Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, Committee on Public Services and Committee on Public Works and the Environment; advisory neighborhood commissioner, 1984-1996; member, Anacostia Coordinating Council, Allen Chapel AME Church, Fairlawn Civic Association, Friends of the D.C. Commission for Women, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, Native Washingtonian Club, Ward 8 Democrats; board member, High Tea Society of Washington, Town Hall Education Art and Recreation Center; former member, Community Equity Empowerment Partnership, Metropolitan Women's Democratic Club.

Why should voters elect you?
"I am the best candidate in this upcoming election. I have a history of being a committed, open and accessible fourth-generation Washingtonian."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?
"There is no single most urgent problem facing my jurisdiction; however, we, like other city residents, are experiencing the lack of local income-producing opportunities, adequate as well as affordable health care, fair and equal justice, quality education and affordable housing."
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