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Marcus Skelton (R)

Marcus Skelton

Office Sought: D.C. Council, At Large
Age: 26
Residence: Fairfax Village.
Education: BA, communications, MA, human resource development, Bowie State University.
Occupation: Security systems specialist, Allied/Chevy Chase Bank.
Web site: http://www.skeltonforcouncil.org
E-mail address: skeltonforcouncil@yahoo.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America; past chapter president, Phi Beta Sigma fraternity; past member, Bowie State student athlete advisory committee; president, Bowie State Business School golf club; member, D.C. Young Republican Grassroots Committee.

Why should voters elect you?

"Because I will work with community leaders to empower neighborhoods and help reduce taxes and fees so families and small business can stay in D.C."

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

"Accessible health care. Having urgent care facilities in all areas of city is important because in an emergency, having facilities nearby save lives. Also having another urgent care center will take some of the burden off of emergency rooms that receive an overload of patients."

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