Keith Potts

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NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma materBoston Conservatory of Music
Occupation
  • Politician\Musician
Political partyDemocratic party
Spouse(s)Dr. Bryan Dodd

Keith Potts is an American politician and musician who currently serves on the Indianapolis City-County Council.[1]. Potts, a Democrat, was elected to the Council in 2019, defeating incumbent Colleen Fanning[2].

Potts represents council district two, which encompasses north-central Indianapolis[3]. He is one of four openly-LGBTQ members of the Council elected in 2019 [4]. Potts serves on three council legislative committees, including the Education, Metropolitan and Economic Development, and Parks and Recreation committees.

Prior to serving in elected office, Potts held a variety of positions on political campaigns in Indiana, including as volunteer coordinator for the Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign[5] and as an organizer for former United States Senator Joe Donnelly. Potts graduated from the Boston Conservatory of Music and has worked professionally as an actor, director and performing arts educator with organizations such as the Phoenix Theatre, Indy Shakes, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Actors Theatre of Indiana[1].

Potts lives in the Nora neighborhood of Indianapolis with his husband, Dr. Bryan Dodd.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "indy.gov". www.indy.gov. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
  2. Sikich, Cortlynn Stark, Holly V. Hays and Chris. "Democrats gain 6 seats in Marion City-County Council". The Indianapolis Star. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
  3. "Indianapolis Council District Two" (PDF).
  4. "4 LGBTQ candidates running for Indianapolis City-County Council". WRTV. 2019-11-04. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
  5. Reporter, MAUREEN HAYDEN CNHI Indiana. "Clinton devotes staff to Indiana as part of national strategy". Commercial News. Retrieved 2021-01-17.

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