Linh Song

Ann Arbor 2nd Ward City Council Member (D), 2020- Present

Linh Song was born and raised in the Midwest by Vietnamese refugee parents. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan.

Song briefly taught International Social Work at the University of Michigan before moving to the nonprofit sector and also serving as director of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation.

Song ran for Ann Arbor City Council in 2020 as the Democratic candidate and went unopposed in the general election. When asked about her platform in running for city council, Song stated that she wanted Ann Arbor to beat the reputation of being the 8th most economically segregated community in the country and to include more Ann Arbor residents in the political process.


“About,” Linh Song for Ann Arbor, accessed January 24, 2021,

Lisa Barry, “Ann Arbor 2nd Ward City Council Candidate Linh Song Talks about Her Primary Win,”, accessed January 24, 2021,

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