8, 2019 – Today, civil rights
attorney Anson Carlton Asaka announced his candidacy for Baltimore’s District 4
City Council seat.
to President Donald Trump’s racist statements about Baltimore City and the Hon.
Elijah Cummings, Baltimore is a beautiful and vibrant city,” Asaka, a four year
resident of the Mid-Govans neighborhood, said after filing election paperwork
this morning. “However, there are urgent issues in this city that must be
running for city council because I want to see a better Baltimore,” Asaka, an
NAACP National Office Associate General Counsel, added. “Now is the
time for change. We need safe neighborhoods, clean streets, good
jobs, living wages, great schools, well-funded recreation centers, police
accountability, political integrity, corporate responsibility and environmental
justice. More simply, we need equity, prosperity and opportunity for all of
Baltimore, not just in the enclaves of Homeland, Roland Park and o…
On September 7, 2019, we launched conducted our very first campaign canvassing. It was great talking to the people about important issues such gun violence, youth, employment, education and water bills.
Please join our next canvassing effort. We will meet at Govans Elementary School located at 800 Woodbourne, Baltimore, Maryland on September 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Please RSVP. Thank you for your support.
During the course of this campaign, I completed several surveys regarding workers' rights, women's rights, environmental justice, transportation and other issues. In addition to reading the Issues section of my website, I encourage voters to read my responses to the various questionnaires. The links are below.