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Lonnell Matthews Jr. for Nashville City Council At Large

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on March 30, 2015 at 11:55 AM

Learn more about Lonnell Matthews Jr. and his campaign. Election day is August 6, 2015.

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About Councilman Matthews Jr.: 

Lonnell Matthews, Jr., at age 35, is District Executive Director for the YMCA Community Action Project (Y-CAP)/Urban Services Youth Development Center (USYDC) of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee and Partner/Owner of He is also proudly serving in his 8th year as the Metro Councilmember for Nashville’s 1st District.

Councilman Matthews was first elected to Nashville’s Metro Council District 1 seat in a run-off election in September of 2007. At age 27, Lonnell was the youngest African-American ever elected to Nashville’s Metro Council.


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