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Jim Graham* (D)

Jim Graham

Office Sought: D.C. Council, Ward 1
Age: 61
Residence: Adams Morgan.
Education: BA, Michigan State University; MA, law, Georgetown University; JD, University of Michigan.
Occupation: Council member.
Web site: http://www.grahamwone.com
E-mail address: jim@grahamwone.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

Member, D.C. Council, 1999-present; voting member, board of directors, WMATA; member, board of directors, Lincoln Theatre; past executive director, Whitman-Walker Clinic; former trustee, George Washington University Hospital; member, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club.

Why should voters elect you?

"To get more jobs through economic development (Giant and Target), protect tenants/affordable housing, improve D.C. services, increase police presence and response, and fight government."

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

"Ward 1 is, in all senses, the most diverse ward in the city. Through affordable housing, effective public safety, better city services, new jobs, training and education, more of us will have the good life, and the diversity we treasure will be protected. Every right-thinking person wants safe streets, good government and high-quality schools. Count on me for all that."

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