On March 9th, 2021, Joe Todd announced his run for Renton City Council. He will be campaigning for position one, currently held by Councilmember Randy Corman.
Joe has well-established experience in municipal/county government, currently serving as Deputy Chief Technology Officer for King County and formerly serving as CIO of the City of Tukwila. In addition to his administrative experience, Joe Todd has been a community advocate serving in organizations that have operated on local issues such as Renton Residents for Change and Renton-King County Alliance for Justice.
Randy Corman has served on the council for 27 years since 1994 and is its longest serving member. Randy announced his campaign last month alongside incumbent Ruth Pérez who is also up for election. Joe Todd’s campaign, according to The Stranger, is motivated by the council limiting shelters through zoning and the national uprising for racial justice beginning last summer.
Joe Todd has been essential in promoting anti-racism and justice as an advocate and will bring forward new perspectives and experience as a councilmember. His background in local government and his dedication to justice will ensure that issues from our communities are considered and that genuine solutions for them are brought forward to the city council. Joe’s voice and leadership will be pivotal to advancing progressive reforms in the city.