Posts Tagged ‘Elissa Silverman’

Firefighters Stay Out of Attorney General Race, Back Silverman for At-Large

Count one more organization confused about how the District's first elected attorney general fits into city politics. The union that represents D.C. Fire and EMS personnel will be sitting out the attorney general's race, according to union president Ed Smith.
“We don’t fully understand the role of the attorney general's role in labor yet," Smith says.
The International [...]

Listen: At-Large Candidates Get Rowdy at Loose Lips Debate

10 candidates on what they'd do as a councilmember. Spoiler: It gets testy!

Silverman, Hagler Land Union Endorsements in At-Large Race

The UFCW and two divisions of SEIU weigh in.

Elissa Silverman’s Campaign Poll Says Anita Bonds and Silverman Lead the At-Large Council Race

Good news for Democrat Bonds and independent Silverman, less so for the other candidates

Attorney General Candidate “Smitty,” At-Large Hopeful Silverman Land Labor Endorsements

Plus: snubs for Anita Bonds and Mary Cheh

At-Large Candidates Bash Soccer Stadium Deal

At lefty forum, candidates vie to be the leftiest.

Wine Bar Owner Leads in At-Large Race Cash

Logan Circle wine bar owner Khalid Pitts may not be a big fan of voting in the District, but he knows how to stockpile some campaign cash. Pitts has more money than any of his rivals in the sizable field of at-large D.C. Council candidates, according to the June-August campaign finance disclosures released this week.
Courtney R. Snowden (Independent)
Raised: $87,123.00. [...]

Silverman Declares Early Signature Victory in At-Large Race

The innumerable D.C. Council at-large candidates don't need to turn in their petitions to get on the ballot for another three weeks, but hopeful Elissa Silverman says she's already got that covered. Silverman became the first at-large candidate to turn in petitions today, handing in 4,534 signatures that she says will guarantee she makes the ballot.
Silverman, one of LL's predecessors [...]

In Crowded At-Large Field, Silverman Points To Her Record at Kickoff

Facing a D.C. Council at-large field that's still growing, two-time Council hopeful Elissa Silverman offered her plan for standing out from her rivals.
"I think we have a track record that no other campaign has," Silverman told a crowd of roughly three dozen at her office in Shaw's Wonder Bread Factory.
That record, per Silverman, includes work on paid sick days [...]

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 [...]