Posts Tagged ‘robert white’

Kenyan McDuffie Endorses Robert White in At-Large Race

The size of the D.C. Council at-large field hasn't stopped Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie from making his pick. McDuffie tells LL that he plans to endorse Robert White to fill the seat.
McDuffie says he's impressed with White's Council effort, which launched months ahead of his rivals for the minority-party position that David Catania is giving up to run for mayor. "I think [...]

Wine Bar Owner Pitts Leads At-Large Race Fundraising

D.C. Council at-large hopeful Khalid Pitts may not have the most impressive voting record in the District, but the Logan Circle wine bar owner is leading the sizable field of candidates seeking to replace Councilmember David Catania in fundraising for the latest, three-month long reporting period.
Khalid Pitts 
Raised: $81,671. Spent: $0. Cash on hand: $81,671.
Pitts took in contributions from Ben's Chili Bowl's Kamal Ali and former [...]

The At-Large Race Gets One More Candidate

If none of the ten candidates currently angling for a single at-large D.C. Council seat haven't intrigued you yet, LL has good news. There's still one more candidate to consider! Construction trade association staffer Eric Jones tells LL that he, too, will run for the seat being vacated by mayoral hopeful David Catania.
Jones, who was previously a vice president in the D.C. Young Democrats and now works [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

October Campaign Reports: Everything Else

The mayoral candidates weren't the only ones who had to report their campaign finances last week. Read on for the reports, and a not-so-surprising appearance from shadow Senate candidate Pete Ross' bank account.
Ward 1
Brianne Nadeau
Raised: $12,966. Spent: $4,819.33. Cash on hand: $54,875.86.
Nadeau outraised Bryan Weaver, her nearest Ward 1 competition, by about $4,000. Among Nadeau's donors: former Ward 6 [...]

At-Large Hopeful Robert White Launches His Campaign

LL came away from new At-Large D.C. Council candidate Robert White's campaign launch Saturday with two things on his mind. The first is that, by the time the campaign season is done, LL is going to know every word of Ryan Lewis and Macklemore's "Can't Hold Us." The second is that White, a former aide to Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, has built [...]

Ex-Norton Aide Switches Party Registration, Declares for At-Large Race

The 2014 at-large D.C. Council race will get its first challenger Saturday when Robert White, a former aide to Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, kicks off his campaign as an independent candidate.
White, a 31-year-old Brightwood Park resident, left his job as Norton's policy aide after five years to run for the seat. White tells LL he was [...]

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