Well, that's one way to deal with a split vote. In a statement, Ward 1 candidate Bryan Weaver announced this afternoon that he's dropping out of the Democratic primary for the Ward 1 D.C. Council seat, leaving challenger Brianne Nadeau to face off against incumbent Jim Graham alone on April 1. Instead, Weaver says he'll run as an independent in the Ward [...]
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U.S. Attorney's Office, District attorney general reach a deal on disputed Jeff Thompson documents. [Post, LL, NBC 4]
Ward 1 D.C. Council candidate Beverley Wheeler drops out, endorses Brianne Nadeau. [LL]
Post ed board goes hard on Gray's kick-off apology. [Post]
Gray campaign debuts online video. [Post, LL]
Mayoral candidate Christian Carter has his petitions challenged. [LL]
Activists file legalization ballot initiative with the Board of [...]
The Ward 1 vote against incumbent councilmember Jim Graham appears to be headed for a split, but it just got a little less schismatic. Former Phil Mendelson staffer Beverley Wheeler, who entered the race in September, says she's dropping out and backing Brianne Nadeau.
Wheeler lagged behind the two other challengers in fundraising, raising only $6,830.00 compared to Bryan Weaver's $45,437.02 and Nadeau's [...]
After covering the latest mayoral campaign filings yesterday, LL has written up the best and worst of the down-ballot races. Below, some challengers for At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, some Capitol Hill help for Ward 6 challenger Darrel Thompson, and the infinite wallet of Pete Ross.
Raised: $17,785. Spent: $0. Cash on hand: $19,185.
Bonds' contributors included controversial halfway house Hope [...]
The mayoral candidates weren't the only ones who had to report their campaign finances last week. Read on for the reports, and a not-so-surprising appearance from shadow Senate candidate Pete Ross' bank account.
Raised: $12,966. Spent: $4,819.33. Cash on hand: $54,875.86.
Nadeau outraised Bryan Weaver, her nearest Ward 1 competition, by about $4,000. Among Nadeau's donors: former Ward 6 [...]