2021 Birmingham City Election

Joseph Casper Baker III, Birmingham City Council D3

Birmingham City Council, District 3

Joseph Casper Baker III

 Age: 40

Residence: Birmingham (Glen Iris)

Political experience: Ran for state Rep District 54 in 2018.

Professional experience: Self-employed, information technology and telecommunications consultant and contractor, 2009-present

Civic experience: Founder, I Believe in Birmingham, 2010-present; member, One Great Community Council, UAB, 2016-21; member, Birmingham Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee, 2011-12; board member, Redemptive Cycles, 2014-16

Education: B.A. philosophy, UAB, 2011

 Top contributors: None reported

Main Issues: Following goals and building partnerships to achieve them: Dedicated funding for road and sidewalk maintenance; increased funding for Birmingham City Schools; protected bike lanes and expanded bus rapid transit routes; recruiting technology industries to invest/relocate here; adopting an open data law for the city to ensure transparency and accountability; funding adult education, entrepreneurial training and trade skills classes; increasing funding for the neighborhood associations; making broadband internet affordable and available to all households in the city


Campaign: facebook.com/electjcb3