In Your Power to Vote: Your Freedom, Your Independence

June 1, 2020

The Georgetowner calls on you, the Ward 2 voters, to research the candidates carefully and, yes, vote twice: in the Ward 2 primary election, to be held June 2, and in the special election on June 16.

Ward 2 Race Contributions, Controversies Heat Up


All but one of the Democratic candidates signed on to the Fair Elections Program — a voluntary process that provides base amounts and matching funds for those who pledge to only accept small donations.

Jack Evans Fined Thousands

May 26, 2020

Even if Evans wins the June 2 primary, his Council colleagues have made it very clear that they don’t want him back.

Facing a Two-Front Crisis

May 5, 2020

The District is facing a two-front exigent crisis. At one front, a health crisis with the potential to cripple the city’s health system, with thousands sick and many potential deaths; […]

Ward 2 Council Campaigns Go Online

March 25, 2020

In less than 10 weeks, the District’s primary election will take place on Tuesday, June 2. Besides voting for a presidential candidate, District voters — who are largely registered Democrats […]

Jack Evans Withdraws From Special Election

March 19, 2020

But Evans said he would unquestionably stay in the race for the new four-year term, to be decided in the Nov. 3 general election.

Ward 2 Debate: Evans Wants Second Chance, Gets Boos

March 6, 2020

Jack Evans participated in the March 5 forum alongside eight other candidates, all vying for the Ward 2 Council seat he resigned in January.

Jack Evans Files to Run in Both June Elections for His Old Seat

January 28, 2020

He’s baaaack … already. Just ten days after leaving his Ward 2 District Council seat that he held for almost 29 years, Jack Evans filed papers with the Board of […]

ANC Tuesday: Bus Routes, Ginkgo Trees, Small Business Award

January 4, 2020

Proposed Metrobus route changes in Georgetown will be discussed at tomorrow’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting, the first of 2020.

Top 2019 News in Georgetown: Evans, Jelleff, Bikes, Scooters

December 23, 2019

Here’s a review of several top topics: access to playing fields, the plans for the Jelleff Center’s reconstruction, the increase in e-bikes and scooters and the fate of Council member Jack Evans.