The Council At-Large Race Just Got More Crowded

We told you the City Council At-Large race would get more crowded after Jim Kenney resigned
from Council to run for mayor.

Derek Green, a top aide for City Councilwoman Marian Tasco, says he is running for Council At-Large as a Democrat. He is planning to resign from Tasco’s office Friday, and formally kick off his campaign next Tuesday.

“I am running because I have experience in getting things done,” says Green, “and a vision for a better city.”

Green has worked in Tasco’s office for the past 12 years. Before that, he was a deputy city solicitor and an assistant district attorney.

Green ran unsuccessfully for Council At-Large in the 2007 primary election, placing tenth in the race.

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