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Wilson's Campaign Announces Nearly 400 Individual Donors
on Strong Finance Report

Nearly 400 donors, more than 90% from the City of Alexandria, have contributed to Vice Mayor Justin Wilson’s campaign to be Alexandria’s next Mayor.

“I’ve worked hard to unify our City towards a progressive vision and I am deeply honored to have the support of the community who want me to continue to get results as Mayor,” stated Wilson. “We look forward to knocking on doors in every neighborhood in Alexandria to talk about our City’s future.”

Since announcing his candidacy, residents from around the City have poured in small-dollar donations, giving the campaign an average contribution of $147. The campaign has now raised more than $76,000 since announcing and has more than $63,000 on hand to date. This is a significant demonstration of grassroots support for Wilson’s campaign which has prided itself on a message of investing in Alexandria’s future.

Wilson, first elected to City Council in 2007, is completing his third term on the Alexandria City Council. In this most recent term, he was elected by his colleagues to be the Vice Mayor. Wilson announced his candidacy on November 13th for the Democratic nomination in the upcoming June 12th Primary.

Prior to his Council service, he was an appointee of Governor Mark Warner to the state’s Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, and an appointee of Governor Tim Kaine to the Virginia Board of Juvenile Justice.

Wilson holds a bachelor's of science degree in Business Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is a Fellow of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia. Wilson is currently employed as a Sr. Director with the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak). He lives in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria with his wife, Alex and their son Eli and daughter Lena. His children attend the Alexandria City Public Schools.

 

 

 

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