City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is a spirited man of the people who has steadily worked his way up Baltimore's political ladder without losing sight of the neighborhoods he came from. He is strongly attuned to the day-to-day problems Baltimore residents face, from rowdy 20-somethings pouring out of bars late at night to the difficulty of finding quality affordable housing. He has a passion for engaging with Baltimore's youth and has sought to use sports (with the help and involvement of local professional teams) to provide them with constructive alternatives to life on the streets. He has an unfortunate tendency to confuse passing legislation with solving a problem, and has not always been steadfast on tough issues, but he has grown into the job and faces no serious opposition. He has our endorsement.
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