Posts Tagged ‘at-large’

With Election Looming, Pitts Leads At-Large Race in Cash Reserves

Khalid Pitts: the 9:30 Club candidate

D.C. Council At-Large Candidates Debate Tonight at the Black Cat

Come hear from the people who want to represent you on the D.C. Council.

Robert White Lands Another Councilmember’s Endorsement

At-Large Councilmember David Grosso backs Robert White this fall (not Elissa Silverman, who he'd endorsed last year).

Kenyan McDuffie Endorses Robert White in At-Large Race

The size of the D.C. Council at-large field hasn't stopped Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie from making his pick. McDuffie tells LL that he plans to endorse Robert White to fill the seat.
McDuffie says he's impressed with White's Council effort, which launched months ahead of his rivals for the minority-party position that David Catania is giving up to run for mayor. "I think [...]

Three More Candidates Enter At-Large Race

Like a wormhole based out of the D.C. Board of Elections' Judiciary Square offices, the field of candidates running for a D.C. Council at-large seat continues to suck in new hopefuls. Someday, we'll all be running for this single seat, but for now LL has only three more candidates to add.
First up: city contractor and recent failed mayoral candidate Christian [...]

Shadow Sen. Michael Brown Declares for At-Large Race

What's one more in the already enormous field of at-large D.C. Council candidates? The District is about to find out, because now Shadow Sen. Michael D. Brown says he's running, too.
"I'm tired of being ignored," says Brown, who's one of two unpaid shadow senators tasked with pushing statehood on Capitol Hill. Brown has already switched his party [...]

Wine Bar Owner Pitts Leads At-Large Race Fundraising

D.C. Council at-large hopeful Khalid Pitts may not have the most impressive voting record in the District, but the Logan Circle wine bar owner is leading the sizable field of candidates seeking to replace Councilmember David Catania in fundraising for the latest, three-month long reporting period.
Khalid Pitts 
Raised: $81,671. Spent: $0. Cash on hand: $81,671.
Pitts took in contributions from Ben's Chili Bowl's Kamal Ali and former [...]

At-Large Hopefuls Not So Eager to Vote in D.C.

Logan Circle wine bar operator and independent D.C. Council at-large hopeful Khalid Pitts could be headed for a strong showing in November's race. He's got a hefty fundraising operation, and a bunch of national-level operators to go with it. Here's one problem for Pitts, though: Until a few months ago, he had never been registered to vote in the District.
Despite [...]

Dupont Circle ANC Commissioner Enters At-Large Race

The already crowded field of candidates hoping to win a D.C. Council at-large seat in November just got yet another candidate, with Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Kishan Putta registering as a candidate yesterday.
Putta, a 40-year-old healthcare consultant, points to his work lobbying Metro to expand 16th Street NW bus routes and pushing the District Department of Transportation [...]

The At-Large Race Gets One More Candidate

If none of the ten candidates currently angling for a single at-large D.C. Council seat haven't intrigued you yet, LL has good news. There's still one more candidate to consider! Construction trade association staffer Eric Jones tells LL that he, too, will run for the seat being vacated by mayoral hopeful David Catania.
Jones, who was previously a vice president in the D.C. Young Democrats and now works [...]