The Georgetowner Endorses…

October 12, 2022

The Georgetowner Endorses…   While the Ward 2 election ballot may be thin, The Georgetowner shall weigh in on the Nov. 8 General Election, with mail-in ballots already arriving. Let’s deal […]

ANC Report: Crime, Budget, Redistricting

March 3, 2022

Public Safety  First on the agenda at this month’s ANC meeting, a public safety briefing from Lt. John Merzig of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Regarding last month’s fatal shooting […]

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.