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By David Pan 

Kamiak graduate to seek public office

Josh Binda running for seat on Lynnwood City Council


Last updated 3/31/2021 at 1:17pm

David Pan

Kamiak graduate Josh Binda (right) was one of the organizers of the Mukilteo Peaceful Protest, a march promoting racial equality and social justice in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. Binda is seeking a seat on the Lynnwood City Council.

Josh Binda is hoping to make history in next November's general election.

The Kamiak High School graduate formally filed with the state in late February to run for a seat on the Lynnwood City Council.

If elected, Binda, 21, said that he would be the youngest African American elected to public office in the state.

Binda said he had been contemplating a run for the Lynnwood City Council since last summer, after he helped organize, along with fellow Kamiak graduates Alex Callaway and Jordyn Porea, the Mukilteo Peaceful Protest. The June 2020 march championed racial equality and social justice...

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