Posts Tagged ‘Nate Bennett-Fleming’

Ward 8 Candidate Drops Out Over Bowser Pick’s Bankroll

Ex-shadow rep bows out

New Candidates, Old Councilmembers Appear in Ward 8 Race

New faces, maybe, for the Ward 8 seat

Bad Heir Day: Who Can Replace Marion Barry in Ward 8?

A dozen people or more could try to take Barry's seat

Anita Bonds Crushes Opponents in Poll

The Democratic primary for an at-large D.C. Council seat hasn't been getting much attention this year. And with good reason: incumbent Councilmember Anita Bonds seems to be blowing out her competition.
While voters have a choice between four candidates in the race, a plurality of residents are sticking with just one. In a Washington City Paper/Kojo Nnamdi [...]

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 [...]

Listen to the LL At-Large Debate

The three Democrats hoping to oust Anita Bonds from her D.C. Council at-large seat came to the Black Cat last night for the LL at-large debate.
Below, listen to Nate Bennett-Fleming declare Bonds the worst at-large councilmember in Home Rule history, John Settles speculate about where that Malaysian airplane went, and Pedro Rubio talk about how about he'd [...]

Tonight! The At-Large Candidates Debate at the Black Cat

After Sunday night's mayoral-candidate throwdown, we're back tonight for round 2 of Washington City Paper's 2014 Loose Lips debates. The Democratic candidates for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council will face off at 8 p.m. at the Black Cat at 1811 14th Street NW. So far, challengers Nate Bennett-Fleming, Pedro Rubio, and John Settles have confirmed [...]

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 [...]

January Campaign Finance Reports: Everyone Else

The January campaign finance shed light on campaign financial details  beyond the mayor's race. Incumbent Jim Graham managed to outraise sole opponent Brianne Nadeau in Ward 1, but still lagged behind her in cash on hand.
In Ward 6, meanwhile, ex-Harry Reid staffer Darrel Thompson took in the most money while, like Graham, he lagged behind rival Charles Allen in reserves.
Ward 1
Jim Graham
Raised: [...]

Morning Links

David Grosso: time for fire chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down after Cecil Mills' death. [Statter911]
Public pot-smoking provision could hamper decriminalization bill [Times, LL, WAMU]
Vince Gray leads rivals in mayoral fundraising, lags in cash on hand [LL]
More than 40 percent of mayoral campaign donations come from outside of D.C. [WAMU]
"Andy [Shallal] can make a good city great. You dig?" [...]