Posts Tagged ‘tommy wells’

Finding Few Voters, Jack Evans and Tommy Wells Make Their Final Pushes

Mayoral candidate and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans arrived just before 1 p.m. at Ward 6's Kennedy Recreation Center in Shaw to talk to voters. The only problem: There were none.
"There's no voters," he said, raising his hands.
Skip Coburn, head of the D.C. Nightlife Association, was out in front of the polling center wearing a [...]

Bowser to Voters: It’s a Two-Person Race. Don’t Waste Your Vote.

With polls showing her in a statistical tie with Mayor Vince Gray for the lead in today's mayoral primary, Ward 4 D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser sought to sway supporters of other candidates to her side with a simple message: If you vote for anyone but me or Gray, you're wasting your vote.
Bowser took to the home [...]

Mayoral Power Rankings: Week 11

The debates are over, and now it's all about how much walking-around money is in your bank account and how many seniors are in your vans. It's the penultimate Mayoral Power Rankings.
Check back Tuesday morning for the final Mayoral Power Rankings, and follow LL on Twitter for live election coverage this weekend through primary day.
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The Pitch Set Me Up

Mayor Vince Gray courted voters (and some controversy) last week when he accepted an endorsement from Marion Barry. But Gray isn't the only candidate getting some help from bold-faced names in the mayor's race. Her are some of the other famous and sort-of-famous names making endorsements this year.
Danny Glover
Claim to Fame: Actor
Candidate: Andy Shallal
Endorsement Duties: Whipped up [...]

What’s Ahead for Muriel Bowser and Vince Gray?

Hours after Ward 4 D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser won a not-quite-decisive victory in her own ward’s mayoral straw poll in February, one Bowser supporter pitched LL on his grand theory of the race. In February, Bowser was still hovering just above her rivals and far behind Mayor Vince Gray in a public poll, but this [...]

Gray, Bowser Spend More Than $1 Million Combined

If you didn't get paid by one of the leading District mayoral campaigns over the last two weeks, you weren't trying hard enough. Both Vince Gray and Muriel Bowser spent more than $1 million combined in just the two weeks since March 10, according to new campaign finance reports filed last night.
Tommy Wells' campaign finance report isn't available [...]

Gray, Wells Woo Ministers With Sunday Parking

With eight days to go before the Democratic primary, Vince Gray and Tommy Wells headed to Johnson Memorial Baptist Church to pitch ministers on their campaigns. Top of the agenda for the two candidates: changing enforcement against church parishioners who violate parking rules.
After one minister complained about members of his church receiving $250 parking tickets, Gray said that [...]

Bowser, Gray Tied in Washington City Paper/Kojo Nnamdi Show Poll

Ward 4 D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser is in a dead heat with Mayor Vince Gray in the mayoral race two weeks before the primary, a new poll commissioned by Washington City Paper and WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show reveals.
Bowser and Gray both received 27 percent of the vote in the poll of 860 likely Democratic primary voters.  The automated phone poll, conducted between [...]

Morning Links

Vince Gray's lawyer says he'll fight the charges if he's indicted. [WUSA9, NBC 4]
At WCP debate, no other mayoral candidates say they believe Gray's word over Jeff Thompson's. [LL, DCist, Washingtonian]
Jim Graham accuses his Ward 1 opponent of making his teeth look goofy in mailer. [LL]
Firefighters' union endorses Tommy Wells. [Post]
Snow can't stop early voting from starting at Judiciary Square. [WAMU, Post]
Candidates who want [...]

Listen to the Loose Lips Mayoral Debate Here

Lots of voters and nearly the entire mayoral field came out for last night's Washington City Paper debate at the Black Cat. But there's good news for Vince Gray and anyone else who couldn't make the forum—you can listen to it below.
If you want even more LL debate action, come back to the Black Cat Tuesday night [...]