John in the News

Michael Lee Pope, "Lucky Thirteen: June 8 primary will feature more than a dozen Democrats running for six seats," Alexandria Gazette, April 7, 2021

"As Alexandria comes out of the pandemic, Chapman says he wants to expand access to early childhood education and out-of-school opportunities. 'We all know they've experienced learning loss and hardships,' said Chapman. 'So we need to do what we can to try to get them caught back up.' "

James Cullem, "John Taylor Chapman wants a West End Service Center… and to be mayor someday," ALX Now, March 30, 2021


Read John's interview with ALX Times in which he discusses the West End, affordable housing, and how he's willing to vote against his colleagues.

West End Business Association Interview, March 25, 2021

On March 25, John sat down with the West End Business Association to discuss issues that impact the business community in the West End. 

John Reid, "The Collective PAC Endorses Four Local Virginia Leaders," PWPerspective, March 25, 2021

The Collective PAC, the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political representation and power across all levels of government, has endorsed John Chapman for Alexandria City Council.

Cody Mello-Klein, "Candidate profile: John Chapman eyes fourth council term," Alexandria Times, March 18, 2021

Read John Chapman's candidate profile in the Alexandria Timesin which John outlines his priorities for the future, addresses head on some of the more controversial issues from this term, and invites a debate on issues facing the city that we can tackle together. 

"Black History: Sen. Mark Warner Gets ‘Manumission’ Tour in Old Town," ALX Now February 22, 2021.

"U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has lived in Old Town for 35 years, and on a freezing Monday morning he learned about the lives of enslaved and free Blacks via a tour with Alexandria City Councilman John Taylor Chapman. “We have to tell the whole story — the good, the bad, the ugly,” Warner told ALXnow. “I’ve lived in Alexandria for 35 years and I’m hearing some of these stories for the first time.”"


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