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State Farm employee Whitney Brady to run for Tacoma council

State Farm employee Whitney Brady will run for Tacoma City Council’s District 3 race.

Current District 3 Councilwoman Lauren Walker is serving in her second and final term on the council.

Brady, a lifelong Hilltop resident, said in a press release he plans to run on a platform to support low-income housing, homeless and youth services, community and cultural preservation, police accountability, family-wage jobs and raising the minimum wage.

Tacoma Council District 3 includes the Hilltop, Tacoma Mall area and Central Tacoma.

Brady joins a growing field of candidates seeking Walker’s post.

More from Brady’s press release:

Notable campaign endorsements include: Eric Herde of Pierce County Young Democrats, Kerry Williams of Dub City Studios, Jamika Scott of #blacklivesmatter, Dion Thomas (owner of Gallery of Ambition), Bob’s Barbeque, and Good Fella’s Barbershop.