Birmingham City Council, District 5
Name: Robert Walker
Date of birth: 1958
Political experience: Candidate, City Council District 5, 2013; candidate, City Council District 4, 2009.
Civic experience: Vice president, Wahouma Neighborhood Association; former president, East Lake Community; member, Citizens Advisory Board.
Education: Southern Junior College of Business, associate’s degree in paralegal studies.
Top contributors: None filed
Main issues: According to his campaign website, Walker’s top priorities are crime reduction and supporting neighborhoods and businesses within. If elected, he says he will also work to improve schools, encourage civic involvement and empowerment, and address deteriorating properties with strict ordinances.
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