James Lewis

Alexandria City Council, At-Large

James will be an important voice for equality on the Alexandria City Council!


Jimmy Lewis is a life-long Democratic activist who lives and works in Alexandria. He and his husband live on the City’s West End; he previously lived in North Old Town, South Old Town and the Foxchase Apartments. He currently chairs the Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board and serves as the Vice President of the West End Business Association (WEBA.) Within the Democratic party, he served as Deputy Vice Chair for West End Precinct Operations of the Alexandria Democratic Committee (ADC.) He is also the former Lyles Crouch Precinct Captain. At the state level, he is the Vice Chair of Communications for the LGBT+ Democrats of Virginia and he served a President of the Virginia Young Democrats during the victorious 2017 statewide campaigns. Nationally, he led issue advocacy efforts for the Young Democrats of America. From his office in North Old Town, Jimmy provides policy support and expertise to thousands of U.S. and international pharmacists who specialize in the care of older adults and individuals in long-term care settings. Before undertaking his current role, he served as a senior Congressional staffer to two Members of the Congressional Black Caucus. He hold a Bachelors in biology and international relations from The College William & Mary and earned a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.