Posts Tagged ‘bo shuff’

Defeated Mayoral Hopefuls To Host Bowser Fundraiser This Weekend

Being the District's Democratic nominee for mayor must be pretty sweet. Not only do you get to thrash your mayoral rivals in the primary, but when it's all over, they throw you a party.
Beaten Muriel Bowser opponents Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells, At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange, and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans are all listed as hosts for a "unity fundraiser" [...]

Bowser Opts Out of WAMU Appearance With Catania

The mayoral race is starting to pick up again after a sleepy few weeks, but don't expect to hear leading contenders Muriel Bowser and David Catania face off on the airwaves soon. LL has learned that Bowser refused requests this week to go on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi-hosted The Politics Hour with her opponent next month.
Bowser campaign manager Bo Shuff says his candidate's choice to [...]

Morning Links

It's primary day. Check LL throughout the day for updates, follow our roving reports on Twitter, then check back again tonight for even updates from the mayoral parties. [LL, Twitter, Twitter, Twitter]
Which mayoral party is right for you? [LL]
Vince Gray signs marijuana decriminalization bill. [WAMU]
Early voting low ahead of election. [WAMU]
Once more with feeling: the Post's endorsements. [Post]
Remember [...]

Bowser, Gray Tied in Washington City Paper/Kojo Nnamdi Show Poll

Ward 4 D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser is in a dead heat with Mayor Vince Gray in the mayoral race two weeks before the primary, a new poll commissioned by Washington City Paper and WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show reveals.
Bowser and Gray both received 27 percent of the vote in the poll of 860 likely Democratic primary voters.  The automated phone poll, conducted between [...]

Jack Evans Accuses Muriel Bowser of Using Georgetown “Code Words”

Mayoral hopeful Jack Evans isn't ready to let rival Muriel Bowser claim the title of leading challenger to Vince Gray just yet. After Evans showed up on a quiet commercial strip in Bowser's ward last week to criticize her economic record, Bowser's D.C. Council office shot back that the "stunt" only proved that Evans didn't know about neighborhoods [...]

Wells Campaign Accuses Bowser Supporters of Spoiling His Birthday

Tuesday's mayoral polling data boosted Muriel Bowser's campaign hopes, with the numbers confirming Bowser's claim that she's the frontrunning challenger to Vince Gray. Bowser supporters are so jazzed about the new figures, apparently, that Tommy Wells' campaign is accusing them of crashing his birthday party to brag about them.
After last night's ACLU mayoral forum, which Bowser didn't [...]

Muriel Bowser Plans a Televised Response to Gray Speech

District politics: It's just like Congress! In her latest attempt to climb out of the crab bucket that is the field of Vince Gray challengers, Muriel Bowser will deliver a televised response to Gray's "State of the District" address.
Bowser's campaign promises that the response will reveal "Bowser's vision for the future of D.C." When LL heard this, he froze. [...]

Bowser Passes Rivals in New Poll, Still Lags Behind Gray

Muriel Bowser's campaign has insisted since January that the crowded mayoral field has only two viable candidates: Bowser and incumbent mayor Vince Gray. Now a new poll from WAMU and NBC4 suggests that the race is headed in that direction.
More than a month after the Washington Post released the last public poll that wasn't funded by a campaign, [...]

Vince Gray Defends Andy Shallal’s Honor, But Shallal Doesn’t Care

Vince Gray's campaign sent out one of the odder blast emails of the election cycle so far this morning, claiming that rival Muriel Bowser's gone Tea Party.
"I never thought I'd see this in a Democratic election in the District of Columbia," Gray campaign manager Chuck Thies wrote in the email, which includes pictures of Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin. "Muriel Bowser has [...]

Bowser Beats Gray to Win Ward 8 Straw Poll

Muriel Bowser stomped over Vince Gray Saturday to win the Democratic straw poll in the Gray stronghold of Ward 8.
Bowser won 127 votes in the Ward 8 Democrats poll at Turner Elementary, beating out Ward 7 resident Gray, who only received 94 votes. (That was good for about 41 percent for Bowser, though another 38 [...]