Posts Tagged ‘eugene puryear’

Activist Judged: Eugene Puryear Reinvents Himself As One of the Mayor’s Newest Foes

Whether the communities that Puryear purports to help actually want the assistance, however, remains to be seen.

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

Khalid Pitts: the 9:30 Club candidate

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

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

Statehood Greens: Don’t Blame Us for Stickers!

Has the Statehood Green Party's sort-of revival gone so far that it's started producing overenthusiastic supporters? LL has to think so, after hearing from a Statehood Green organizer who says the party isn't behind a spree of political sticker mischief in the D.C. Council at-large race.
Well, sure, they made the stickers, which feature a burglar clutching money bags as a [...]

At-Large Candidate Cries Foul Over Stickers

Election season in the District always brings with it accusations of campaign sign mischief. In a twist on the usual controversies over signs, though, independent D.C. Council at-large candidate Eric Jones is complaining about signs that are being put on his signs.
Yesterday, Jones supporters found their street signs around 8th and H streets NE had received an unwelcome addition: a sticker, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Are You Running for D.C. Council? Consult This Chart!

With its eight mayoral candidates and handful of down-ballot races, the April 1 Democratic primary may have zapped the attention spans of all but the closest watchers of District politics. Which could make the general election’s race for two at-large seats on the D.C. Council a bit of a mind derecho, at least if you [...]

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 [...]

Third-Party Candidates Want In On Debates, With Mixed Results

Bruce Majors is used to being left out.
After all, the Libertarian mayoral hopeful knows that third parties are often excluded from mainstream politics. But Majors’ party has the guaranteed ballot access that comes with being deemed a "major party," so when mayoral debates and forums are billed as just "mayoral," rather than for Democratic mayoral [...]

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