2019 City Commissioner Candidate
Previous occupations: Attorney; Policy Analyst at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School; Fellow at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Williams attended Penn State, the University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia Law School. He has spent his career focusing on voting rights and redistricting.
Plans to use his position as city commissioner to advocate for broader election reform, including allowing for absentee voting, early voting, and same-day registration (source)
Plans to implement new trainings for voters and election staff in preparation for the new voting machines in 2020 (source)
Plans to create a informative voting curriculum for schools to use in order to make young people more aware of the political process (source)
Plans to implement randomized ballot positions for municipal elections (source)