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David Burnell

District 2

David Burnell is a candidate for City Council in District 2 (North/Northeast Portland).

Burnell is a licensed drug and alcohol counselor at Fora Health and volunteers his time at City Team Portland, a nonprofit assisting individuals struggling with homelessness, food insecurity, and addiction. He is also a Committee Precinct Person for the Multnomah County Democratic Party, and serves on the Government Transition Advisory Committee, which oversees Portland’s reform process.

Burnell’s campaign website outlines his priorities as homelessness, public safety, and the cost of living. He advocates for stricter rent controls and increasing the living wage.

For more information about David Burnell’s platform, please visit his campaign website.