Ward 2 Community Budget Meeting, Feb. 25

February 22, 2021

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.

Grabbing Ward 2 Voters’ Last-Minute Attention

October 29, 2020

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. 

4 Candidates Vie for Ward 2 School Board Seat

October 26, 2020

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.

GOP Candidate for Ward 2 Council Seat Drops Out

September 10, 2020

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.

Brooke Pinto’s ‘Business Perspective’

August 10, 2020

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.

Ward 2 Is Underestimating Trump’s Authoritarianism Threat

July 27, 2020

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.

Brooke Pinto Wins Ward 2 Race

June 7, 2020

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.

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.