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Alter gains an opponent

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Activist and attorney Pooja Sethi has announced that she intends to unseat incumbent District 10 Council Member Alison Alter in November 2020. Sethi is an immigration lawyer who touts her Democratic Party credentials, including being named 2019 Activist of the Year by the Travis County Democratic Party. She is also a member of the city’s Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission. Her campaign treasurer is Ravi Vemulapalli, listed online as president of Veteran Solar. Alter named her husband, university professor Jeremi Suri, as her treasurer. In 2016, Alter defeated incumbent Council Member Sheri Gallo for the District 10 seat.

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