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Come to the LL Ward 6 Debate Tonight

Do you have plans tonight, D.C.? Whatever they are, cancel them, because it's Ward 6 LL debate night.

Ward 6 hopefuls Charles Allen and Darrel Thompson will face off at the Rock & Roll Hotel starting at 8 p.m. sharp. LL, DCist's Sarah Hughes, and the Washington Informer's James Wright will be moderating, but you can submit your own questions through Twitter with hashtag #lldebate.

Feel free to leave any other questions for the candidates below in the comments. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free. You can RSVP, if you'd like, here.

Photo by Darrow Montgomery

  • Jimbo

    Charles Allen is Wells.2. We can't keep electing retreads. Darrel will inject fresh blood into a system that is desperately in need of a transfusion. Keep electing people like Wells and Allen and we get what we deserve. Spineless pandering.

  • I wish

    that Darrel would run for the At-Large seat. He'd have my vote then, but for some reason he's got a no-win path ahead of him. Smart guy though.

  • hillmom

    Harry Reid's Chief of Staff? Not only is the US Senate among the most disfunctional and useless bodies of government, Harry Reid is right up there as a terrible legislator. So, we're supposed to bring in "fresh blood" to the Council in the form of a former Senate staffer?

    Wells stood up to ethics violations when no one else would. And Charles, on the other hand, did a great job meeting constituent needs and serving the voters of Ward 6 on his staff. The Council may need "fresh blood" but not in Ward 6.

  • joan

    Thompson doesn't even both to vote in local elections. He is just another asshole from the Hill.

  • Go home Wells, You’re drunk

    Wells drove me home once, while he was drunk. He also tried to hit on my sister at a Chamber of Commerce party.

  • Jimbo

    Wells' so called ban on corporate money is a joke. Look at his disclosures and he's taking money from the individuals that own/control the business. Not everyone is fooled by his sleight of hand. Standing up for ethical reform? Give me a break. Allen is a Tommy Light. Ward 6 shouldn't be fooled twice.

  • observer

    Longtime Ward 1 resident here with no horse in this race. But from my vantage point, while Thompson seems like a decent candidate, Ward 6 would be crazy not to vote in Allen. Let Thompson vote a couple times in the District, learn about local issues, and see if he can win a city wide race. Being a staffer for Harry Reid means nothing - all politics is local.

  • REALDC

    No horse in this race but this Thompson guy barely votes in DC or national elections but want folks to vote for him. Are you kidding me?

    Get REAL!

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