D.C. Wire: d.c mayors race


Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 09/03/2010

Michelle Fenty campaigns for her husband

Michelle Cross Fenty, who broke down in tears when speaking to media about the mayor after a the Washington Post debate Wednesday, continues her efforts to reveal her husband's softer side. At a "Women for Fenty" event Thursday, the city's first lady said she knows that Mayor Adrian M. Fenty...

By Nikita Stewart  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  d.c. mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/30/2010

First day of voting spirited

Holding a campaign sign over his head, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) was surrounded Monday morning by volunteers and workers, chanting, "Four more years!" outside the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics on the first day of early voting in the Sept. 14 primary. Supporters for Council Chairman Vincent C....

By Nikita Stewart  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/25/2010

Fenty hammers Gray on education at debate

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, who has tried to gain traction in his campaign with humilty and by attacking his main opponent's record, stayed on message during a debate Tuesday night, focusing on the progress the city's schools have made under him and Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee. Earlier Tuesday, officials had...

By Nikita Stewart  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayoral candidates, dc mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/25/2010

Elections board to decide on unaffiliated voters today

Togo West, chairman of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, announced during a special meeting this morning that the body will make a decision today on Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's petition to allow unaffiliated voters to register as Democrats same day under new elections laws. On Aug. 12, the...

By Nikita Stewart  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/18/2010

Poll finds Gray holds slim lead over Fenty

The D.C. mayoral race is a near dead heat as candidates begin their final month of campaigning, according to a new independent poll, the Post's Mike DeBonis reports. Vincent Gray holds a slim lead over incumbent Adrian Fenty, 39 percent to 36 percent, Clarus Research Group determined in a live...

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  d.c mayors race

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 06/27/2010

Fenty event requires voter registration

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) is throwing a go-go bash on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast. The price of admission is a voter registration form. No one under 18 is allowed without a parent. And a team of security clad in black is checking bags. After registering, guests...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:14 PM ET, 06/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Fenty, d.c. mayors race, fenty campaig

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/24/2010

Lesser-known mayoral candidates bait Gray at forum

At the Alpha Kappa Alpha candidates' forum Wednesday night at Howard University, there were some fireworks between the candidates running for mayor in the Democratic primary. But most of the bickering wasn't between Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and his chief rival, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent. C. Gray. In a risky...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Fenty, Gray, dc mayoral candidates, dc mayors race

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/04/2010

In Ward 3, the Gray-Cheh ticket (not exactly)

Over the past week, Gray volunteers have been near the Van Ness Metro station handing out campaign materials for both the chairman and Cheh. And if you see someone putting up a Gray yard sign in Ward 3, it's a safe bet they are also putting up Cheh signs nearby.

By Tim Craig  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, Vincent Gray, dc mayors race, mary cheh

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/04/2010

Fenty assails Gray; warns future of city at risk

A feisty Adrian M. Fenty sparred with two of his opponents for the Democratic nomination for mayor Thursday night, delivering repeated criticism of Vincent C. Gray's record while stressing the city cannot afford to return to days in which Gray was part of the city's management team in the 1990s....

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayors race

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 06/03/2010

Fenty, Gray spar at forum

If Wednesday night's D.C. for Democracy candidates forum had been televised, viewers would have seen Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) looking annoyed, distracted and uneasy. The mayor had a vexed look on his face during much of the forum as he fumbled with his BlackBerry. At one point, he picked...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:58 AM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. mayor's race, vincent gray

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 04/08/2010

Gray seeks budget document from Fenty

On Monday, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty will go before the council to answer questions about his fiscal 2011 budget proposal.

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:42 PM ET, 04/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. mayor's race, Fenty to attend council meeting, Vincent Gray, gray asks Fenty for budget document