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…
Yesterday, I participated in the 4th District City Council Candidates Forum hosted by League of Women Voters, Harbel Community Organization, and NECO. Thank you for hosting this great discussion. To view the debate, please click this link.
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.