Posts Tagged ‘Jacque Patterson’

Vote This Way on April 3!

In D.C. politics, two events are fast approaching: April 3, the day of the primary elections, and whatever future date the plummeting poll numbers of D.C.’s troubled political class finally hits zero. You can’t stop the calendar, but election day might represent an opportunity to turn around the dismal view most people have of their [...]

From Loose Lips: Marion Barry’s Opponents Fighting Each Other, Not Him

Hoo boy:
The Ward 8 council race has its official first dust-up, and it doesn't even include Councilmember Marion Barry.
Jacque Patterson, former head of the Ward 8 Democrats and almost at-large council candidate, tells LL he's going to make a run at Barry's seat: "I've got my wife's approval, I'm gonna run."
An official kickoff is scheduled for later [...]

Ward 8 Dems Still Mum On Barry

As the D.C. Council gets set to throw the book at Councilmember Marion Barry, party leaders in his ward still haven't released their own public statement on the troubled politician. The Ward 8 Dems are still debating internally on what to say or whether to say anything at all.
“I have no comment on that situation.” [...]

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