In D.C., Bowser Wins; Progressives, Too

June 23, 2022

The center held, more or less, as Mayor Muriel Bowser won the Democratic nomination and a chance to have a third term — besting her opponent Robert White by 10,000 […]

It’s Primary Election Day — You Have Until 8 p.m. to Vote

June 21, 2022

It’s June 21 and in Washington, D.C., that means it’s primary election day for the 2022 midterm elections. Many Georgetown residents whose mailboxes and home entrances have been inundated by […]

Candidates Declare for Mayor, Council Race: The List So Far 

October 18, 2021

This article was updated Oct. 31. Leaves are falling, the weather cooler and Election Day 2021 two weeks away. What does that mean? Candidates are already positioning themselves for the […]

2 Local ANC Incumbents Lose; Bowser, Council Incumbents Win

November 7, 2018

In the only contested races in the Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Kishan Putta defeated Ed Solomon and Gwendolyn Lohse defeated Jim Wilcox.

Council May Overturn Tipped-Employee Minimum Wage Vote

September 13, 2018

In July, a majority of Council members co-introduced a bill to overturn Initiative 77. Mayor Bowser also came out against the vote’s outcome. That resolution will be taken up at the Sept. 17 Council meeting.

Initiative 77 Saga Continues

July 12, 2018

Council members and Republican members of Congress want to reject the initiative, approved June 19, which would grant all D.C. workers, including tipped workers, a $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2020.