Posts Tagged ‘Election’

A Demographic Breakdown of the Mayoral Primary

If only the neighborhoods with the most children had turned out to vote in last week's Democratic mayoral primary, Vince Gray would be cruising to a second term. But Muriel Bowser came away the winner after dominating the areas with the lowest poverty and unemployment rates. Meanwhile, Jack Evans and Tommy Wells had their best results in the whitest precincts, while sixth-place finisher Vincent [...]

Congrats Obama People—Now, Buy Some Houses

Barack Obama won! Yeah!!! Now, what do we stand—as a city—to gain from his victory?
After a long period of Republican leadership in the White House, Bill Clinton swept into D.C. in 1993, and a lot of people dumped a lot of money into the local economy. And if there's one thing every powerful appointee needs, [...]