Shevawn Akers

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Shevawn Akers
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Lexington City Council, District 2
Incumbent
In office
January 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 2015
Years in position 1
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky (1999)
Master'sUniversity of Kentucky (2008)
Personal
ProfessionSocial Work
Websites
Office website
Shevawn Akers is a member of the Lexington City Council, representing District 2. She was first elected to the council in 2012.

Biography

Akers earned her B.S. in Social Work and her M.S. in Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 1999 and 2008, respectively. Her professional experience includes working as the Manager of Community Engagement for Volunteers of America.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

On her campaign website, Akers highlighted the following issues:[2]

  • Parks
  • Neighborhoods
  • Small Business

Elections

2014

See also Lexington, Kentucky city council elections, 2014

The city of Lexington, Kentucky held elections for city council on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. Incumbent Shevawn Akers and Michael Stuart advanced past Byron Costner in the District 2 primary. Akers defeated Stuart in the general election.[3][4][5]

Lexington City Council District 2 General Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngShevawn Akers Incumbent 55% 3,028
Michael Stuart 45% 2,479
Total Votes 5,507
Source: Fayette County Clerk's Office - Official 2014 Election Results
Lexington City Council District District 2 Primary Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngShevawn Akers Incumbent 46.3% 1,440
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Stuart 30.4% 944
Byron Costner 23.3% 724
Total Votes 3,108
Source: Fayette County Clerk's Office - Official 2014 Election Results

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Lexington City Council District 2
2013-Present
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