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Gaines ’88 Running for Democratic Candidate for Alexandria City Council

Ludwig Gaines ’88 won a position in the Alexandria City Council democratic caucus on Feb. 1. He is one of six Democratic candidates running in the May 7 City Council general election. The caucus results were published in the Feb. 2 Washington Post story “Nominees Picked for Alexandria Election”.

Gaines is currently a law professor at the Howard University School of Law and a legal and policy consultant with Government & Business Solutions, Inc. (G&B Solutions), an information technology and management consultant company founded in Alexandria and based in McLean, Va. Gaines was elected second vice chair of the Alexandria United Way and vice president of the Alexandria NAACP. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce’s Education Partnership, the board of trustees of the INOVA Alexandria Hospital Foundation, and the board of directors of the Friends of Freedmen’s Cemetery (FFC).