District Council member Brooke Pinto is inviting the public to attend the virtual meeting this Thursday, Feb. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Early voting venues in D.C. opened on Tuesday, Oct. 27, with dozens of poll workers and monitors to supervise social distancing and remind voters they had to wear masks.
The DC State Board of Education’s vacant seat in Ward 2 has attracted strong, ambitious and active candidates: Allister Chang, James Harnett, Sarah Mehrotra and Christopher Etesse.
On Sept. 10, Katherine Venice, a self-identified “reformer of capitalism” who is virulently anti-Trump, formally removed her name from the Nov. 3 ballot.
As the youngest District Council member ever elected and the first woman to represent Ward 2, Democrat Brooke Pinto, 28, is off to a running start.
According to District Council candidate Katherine Venice, we must all realize that America now is the Edmund Pettus Bridge, and we are all called to stand up in the spirit of John Lewis.
A former assistant D.C. attorney general, Pinto was endorsed by D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Joe Kennedy and the Washington Post.
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.
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.
Even if Evans wins the June 2 primary, his Council colleagues have made it very clear that they don’t want him back.