2019 City Commissioner Candidate

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Kahlil Williams

Party: Democrat
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.
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Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Contact information:
info@kahlilforphilly.com
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Williams attended Penn State, the University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia Law School. He has spent his career focusing on voting rights and redistricting.

Positions

Election access

  • 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)