Posts Tagged ‘ward 4’

Ward 4 D.C. Council Candidate A.J. Cooper, 34, Dies of Heart Attack

Cooper collapsed Wednesday morning.

More Office-Seekers Consider Bowser’s Ward 4 Seat

More Ward 4 scuttlebutt

Bowser Wins Her Home Ward’s Straw Poll, But Without Enough Votes for an Endorsement

At the end of last night's Ward 4 straw poll at Paul Public Charter School, newly minted Vince Gray campaign political director Steve Glaude walked over to Gray chief of staff Chris Murphy. It looked like Gray would only have enough votes to come in a close second, but in rival Muriel Bowser's home ward, they agreed, that was almost as [...]

Five Lessons From D.C.’s Elections (Plus One Bonus Lesson)

The mood at Vincent Orange’s house on election night last week sounds like it was pretty tense.
As election returns trickled in, Orange and challenger Sekou Biddle exchanged small leads. With nearly 80 percent of precincts reporting, Orange was down about 1,000 votes. At that point, Orange later told supporters at his almost-victory party, “the Internet [...]

Head-Roc Endorses Renee Bowser in Ward 4

Washington City Paper contributor Head-Roc has a new song out, just ahead of next week's D.C. Council primaries, endorsing Renee Bowser for the Ward 4 seat over incumbent Muriel Bowser. (They're not related, as the song notes.)
Listen to it here, if you're in the mood to hear some hip-hop about the D.C. Council:

Ward 4 Debate Tomorrow!

Just a reminder: Join LL, WPFW's Chuck Thies, and special guest panelists for a series of debates before the April 3 primary!
Ward 4: Tuesday, March 13, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at Domku, 821 Upshur St. NW (guest moderator: WPFW's Gloria Minott)
Ward 8: Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Georgena's (formerly Players Lounge), 2737 Martin Luther King Jr. [...]

Max “Hollywood” Skolnik Winning Non-Voting Celebrity Support

OMG! Ward 4 Challenger Max Skolnik knows famous people!
Last night, Skolnik got a Twitter boost from Tom Colicchio, the firm but fair Top Chef judge who, you know, actually knows how to cook food.
"Proud of my friend @maxskolnik fighting to get corporate $ out of politics. Learn more or donate to his campaign," Colicchio wrote, [...]

2012 Debates: Drink, Vote, and Be Merry!

Don't think D.C. politics is a full-contact sport? Then join LL, WPFW's Chuck Thies, and special guest panelists for a series of debates before the April 3 primary!
At-Large: Tuesday, March 20, 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW (guest moderator: NBC4's Tom Sherwood)
Ward 8: Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at [...]

What’s Behind ANC Commish Recall? Walmart!

It looks like ANC 4B04 Commissioner Doug Smith will soon be out of his unpaid job.
Smith is down 75-59 after a recall vote yesterday. There are still outstanding special and absentee ballots to be counted to make it official, but Smith says he's almost certainly a goner.
So why did a lowly ANC commissioner get the [...]

Bowser Defends Corporate Giving, And Lots of It

Last summer, Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown showed Ward 6 Councilmartyr Saint Tommy Wells who was boss by stripping Wells of his beloved transportation committee. A side effect of the move was a game of musical committee chairs that left Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser in charge of the government operations committee. And that [...]