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June 8, 2018

Candidate Profile: Shayan Elahi

The son of immigrants, he worked his way through college, eventually earning his law degree from Yeshiva University. Shayan has dedicated his adult life to the criminal justice system and constitutional law, working for the Public Defenders Office and starting his own small law business. Shayan is now a nationally recognized legal expert who has been featured on BBC News, Fox News, NBC News, and more. He is running for City Council in Irving to protect what makes Irving a great place to live, fostering diversity, ensuring public safety, and growing our economy in a smart way that protects what makes it great.

Platforms: Protect our diverse communities in Irving, Fight crime by fulling funding police and focusing on violent criminals, Smart growth policies to bring jobs and retail to our area in a way that protects Irving quality of life