City Council Pos. 6
One candidate running for this position responded to our questionnaire:
Lisa McClellan is running unopposed.
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Do you support Sanctuary Status for the area you would represent? Please explain.
Yes. We need to provide safe spaces for those who feel they are in danger from unfair deportation.
PCYD & WA Democrats Resolutions
What resolutions from PCYDs or the WA Democrat State Party do you align with?
(PCYD: Decline to Sign I-1552, Petition: Tacoma City Council: Protect Undocumented Immigrants #HereToStay)
Both are absolutely great resolutions that I stand behind 100%!
Goals & Needs of Constituency
If you could achieve three accomplishments in your coming term, what would they be?
Better relationship with Puyallup Tribe, getting a grocery store within Fife City Limits, and opening more channels for community to get involved in local government decisions
What are the top five needs of your constituency?
Improved access to social services, more amenities within city limits, lessening the gridlock within the city, balancing out industrial with residential and more accessibility to local government when it comes do decision making that could adversely affect residents.
Connecting with Young People
How do you plan to involve the voices and needs of young people?
Mainly by just getting out into the community and listening. Also by showing them the numerous ways they can get involved locally!
Do you have any plans for improving police-minority relations? Please explain your response.
Yes. I will work to continue the proactive police force that we have that do a tremendous job being involved in our community. The Fife Police Department puts on various events throughout the community that really help reinforce those close bonds.
How will you advocate for the homeless population? Including in regards to city camp sweeps and voting rights?
The council is currently working on putting together some ideas on partnering with our regional partners on some ideas that have been brought to us by our city attorney (he has been a great advocate for the homeless).
Net Neutrality & Internet Privacy
Would you advocate for Net Neutrality on a Federal Level? Please explain your response.
Note: There was an error when creating the questionnaire that originally required a 2250 character response. Any additional characters candidates added as filler only have been removed.
Yes. It is imperative that all users and content providers have equal access to internet service. The internet and access to information is something that cannot be controlled by companies.
How would you protect people in your area from having their info sold through ISP?
Working with local and state representatives to ensure that we are doing all we can at the local level to ensure equal and fair access for all our community members.
Incumbency, PCYD's Involved & Campaign Consultants
Are you an incumbent to this position?
Do you have any staff from PCYDs currently working or volunteering for you? If so, what are their names?
I do not!
What consultants for this current campaign have you worked/collaborated with?
Progressive Strategies NW