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ENDORSEMENTS

I'm honored to have the support of the following elected officials, community organizations, and leaders.

Saddam Azlan Salim

Abdel is a compassionate and progressive leader who values community and listens respectfully to diverse perspectives. He seeks to understand various viewpoints in order to make informative decision and what’s best for the City of Alexandria!

Saddam Azlan Salim

State Senator - District 37

Michelle Rief

Abdel leads from the heart. He’s a passionate person, he’s running for the right reasons, he cares about people, and he wants to do what is best for our community.

Michelle Rief

Chairwoman - Alexandria City School Board

Kelly Carmichael Booz

Abdel has been a tireless advocate who dedicates his time and efforts to ensure that all voices are heard. His journey from Alexandria, Egypt, to Alexandria, VA, in pursuit of the American dream is proof of his commitment to hard work and perseverance. He will undoubtedly continue his advocacy on city Council for all Alexandrians.

Kelly Carmichael Booz

Vice Chairwoman - Alexandria City School Board

Ashley Simpson Baird

Abdel’s style of governance is rooted in doing his homework, listening to his constituents, and making data-informed decisions, while pushing for transparency and accountability.

Ashley Simpson Baird

Member - Alexandria City School Board

Bryan Porter

Abdel is the type of leader our City needs. He is empathetic, passionate, and has a deep understanding of the issues. His energy and thoughtfulness will make him an effective City Council Member. I am proud to endorse his candidacy.

Bryan Porter

Commonwealth Attorney - City of Alexandria

Greg Parks

Abdel has been an advocate and a leader in the community. His personal story, professional transportation experience, as well as being a School Board Member inspire his vision for equal opportunity and make him a uniquely qualified candidate for City Council

Greg Parks

Clerk of Court - City of Alexandria

Tammy Ignacio

Abdel served our community as a dedicated member of the ACPS School Board and former PTA President where he demonstrated his commitment to the education and well-being of Alexandria’s children. He has also been a strong advocate for our school division and community, consistently working towards positive change.

Tammy Ignacio

Member - Alexandria City School Board

Mark Levine

Abdel has a thoughtful approach to issues. He listens respectfully first to hear both sides and get all the information. But then he takes a stand and sticks to his values.

Mark Levine

Former State Delegate - City of Alexandria

Peter Balas

I am happy to endorse my friend, Abdel. His support of students and staff in our schools will be at the forefront of his decision making. In my experience with Abdel, he is a deliberate decision maker who listens to all stakeholders and learns all he can about the issues.

Peter Balas

Former Alexandria City High School Executive Principal

Liza Burrell-Aldana

Abdel is a leader who is committed to community engagement and equitable access to education. He is a strong advocate for providing school leaders with tools and resources needed to provide safe and inclusive learning environments for all students in the City of Alexandria. As a parent, PTA leader, community advocate, transportation professional, and school board member, he will bring a well-rounded perspective to the Alexandria City Council.

Liza Burrell-Aldana

2023 Washington Post Principal of The Year - Former Mount Vernon Community School Principal

IBEW - Local 26

IBEW - Local 26

Labor Union

NOVA Labor Federation - AFL CIO

NOVA Labor Federation - AFL CIO

Labor Union

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

Labor Union

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