2019 City Council At-Large Candidate

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Asa Khalif

Party: Democrat
Previous occupations: Activist
Websites:
Campaign Website
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Contact information:
asa4citycouncil@gmail.com
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Khalif was born and raised in Philadelphia, and attended Temple University. He became involved in the Black Lives Matter movement after his brother was shot and killed by a police officer.

Positions

This candidate has declined to answer a candidate questionnaire.

All policy stances are from the campaign website.

Economy

  • Supports raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour

  • Supports repealing the soda tax

Housing

  • Supports increasing services for the homeless by utilizing currently abandoned buildings

Criminal justice reform

  • Generally supports criminal justice reform and making police more accountable to the public

Civil rights

  • Generally supports strengthening and protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community, women, people of color, and opposes all forms of discrimination