Birmingham City Council, District 5
Name: Chris Davis
Political experience: Former staff member with U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland; Maryland campaign staff, Barack Obama Presidential Campaign, 2008.
Professional experience: Executive staff to the mayor of Washington, D.C.
Civic experience: Counselor, Camp Anytown; member, Americorps; volunteer, Camp Birmingham, Whatley and Hayes Middle Schools.
Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Top contributors: Carl Davis, $800; Waldrep, $700; Pat Davis, $300; Basgier Law, $200.
Main issues: If elected, Davis’s website says he would prioritize public transportation availability, revitalization projects within his district, small business incentives and public safety.
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