Posts Tagged ‘charles allen’

Here’s Who Won Yesterday’s Elections

The Board of Elections has (finally) finished counting most of the votes from yesterday's primary elections, though special and absentee ballots are still being added to the totals. Here's who won which Democratic nominations:

Mayor: Muriel Bowser
D.C. Council At-Large: Anita Bonds
D.C. Council chair: Phil Mendelson
Ward 1 D.C. Council: Brianne Nadeau
Ward 3 D.C. Council: Mary Cheh
Ward 5 D.C. Council: Kenyan McDuffie
Ward [...]

Listen to the Loose Lips Ward 6 Debate

Ward 6 candidates Darrel Thompson and Charles Allen faced off last night at the Rock & Roll Hotel for the last Loose Lips debate of the primary season. If you missed it, check it out below for some back-and-forth over corporate campaign contributions and their own voting plans on April 1.

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 [...]

Progressive Groups Make Council Endorsements

Who should progressive voters back in the Ward 1 D.C. Council race? It depends on who you ask, with both challenger Brianne Nadeau and incumbent Jim Graham receiving endorsements from progressive groups today.
First up, Howard Dean-founded group Democracy for America backed Nadeau in an email to members this afternoon. "I couldn't be more excited to have a young, progressive woman [...]

Nadeau Beats Graham in LGBT Club Vote, Plus: More Endorsements

Challengers ruled at last night's Gertrude Stein Democratic Club endorsement vote, with both Ward 1 challenger Brianne Nadeau and at-large hopeful Nate Bennett-Fleming receiving more votes from the LGBT-focused club than their incumbent rivals.
Nadeau received 70 votes from members to incumbent Jim Graham's 64, with club president Angela Peoples calling Nadeau's victory "somewhat of a surprise" in a statement. Still, Nadeau fell [...]

Union Endorsements Fly in Ward 6 Race

Which Ward 6 candidate do city employees think is right to replace Tommy Wells? It depends on which ones you ask. Both the firefighters' and police officers' unions backed former Wells staffer Charles Allen today, while the AFSCME local that represents other city workers endorsed former Harry Reid aide Darrel Thompson earlier this week.
Fraternal Order of Police president-elect Delroy Burton opted for some clean-house rhetoric [...]

Who Is the Next Tommy Wells?

With temperatures in the 20's, few people are opening their doors to Ward 6 D.C. Council candidate Darrel Thompson as he canvasses on a recent Saturday. Worse, one of those who does, an elderly woman, says she won’t vote for anyone in the race.
But Thompson, toe warmers stuffed in his socks, thinks it’s worth another [...]

Graham, Allen Land SEIU Endorsements

Ward 1 incumbent Jim Graham and Ward 6 Council candidate Charles Allen got some labor backing for their respective campaigns today, with both winning the endorsements of the Service Employees International Union.
The union endorsement gives a boost to Tommy Wells heir Allen in his race against former Harry Reid staffer Darrell Thompson, with the Ward 6 race shaping up to be the most competitive race [...]

December Finance Reports: Everyone Else

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.
At-Large
Anita Bonds
Raised: $17,785. Spent: $0. Cash on hand:  $19,185.
Bonds' contributors included controversial halfway house Hope [...]

Potential Candidates Potpourri

If Vince Gray is ever going to divulge his campaign intentions at his bi-weekly press conference, it won't be today. Gray begged off the umpteenth question by saying he doesn't currently have any plans to announce his re-election decision—although those plans, the mayor says, could change.
Gray's not the only potential candidate claiming to still be mulling his [...]

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