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Antonio (Tony) Williams (R)

Antonio (Tony) Williams

Office Sought: D.C. Council, Ward 6
Age: 26
Residence: Stanton Park.
Education: BA, international relations, philosophy, history, Macalester College; MA, communications, American University.
Occupation: Former aide, Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn); former speechwriter, communications specialist, Veterans Affairs.
Web site: http://www.ward6fortonywilliams.com
E-mail address: tony@ward6fortonywilliams.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

President, Capitol Hill West Condo Association; volunteer, South West Washington Collaborative; coach, Washington Little Caps; member, Soccer on the Mall; member, District of Columbia Young Republicans.

Why should voters elect you?

"Voters should elect me because it is time to demand more of our local government — more accountability, more responsibility and more results."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

"Beginning with the development initiative along the Southwest Waterfront and H Street, moving to a chronically under-performing public school system and ending with a police department that would rather ignore criminals than catch them, the list of challenges facing Ward 6 is innumerable. However, the most urgent problem facing my community is a lack of a voice in how the city will confront these challenges. Ward 6 deserves a councilman who will ensure that development works for them, provide access to city services and is willing to guarantee a good education for their children and safety on our streets."

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