Lawyer Juan Camacho has announced his candidacy for Lehigh County commissioner.

Camacho (D) is running to represent voters from District 3, which includes East and South Side Allentown, West Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Fountain Hill and Hanover Township.

“The people of District 3 should support a candidate who represents their interests and believes that only by working together, and setting ideology aside, can we secure a better tomorrow for our County. I care about my District and my County. This is my home and I want to make sure it is a better place for all,” said Camacho.

He will officially kick off his campaign on Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Allentown East Side Youth Center, 1140 E. Clair Street, Allentown. The public is invited.

He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He earned his law degree from California Western School of Law.