D.C. Wire: primary


Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 03/15/2012

D.C. Shadow Senator candidate sentenced to jail — at his own request

Shadow Senator candidate Pete Ross was sentenced by a judge new to the case when the old judge said incumbent Michael D. Brown had tried to influence her decision. 

By Tim Craig  |  05:04 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. election, D.C. primary

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/03/2010

Rhee to join Fenty in rally Saturday morning

To kick off early voting in Ward 3, the base of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's support in his reelection bid, schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee will join the mayor at a rally at the Broad Branch Farmers Market in Chevy Chase at 8 a.m. Saturday. The Fenty campaign sent e-mails...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Chevy Chase, Michelle A. Rhee, Vincent C. Gray, Ward 3, primary

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 08/23/2010

Fenty campaign trying to include unaffiliated voters in primary

The campaign for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is trying to get the Board of Elections and Ethics to reverse a recent decision and allow "no party" voters to cast ballots in the Democratic primary.

By Nikita R Stewart  |  05:07 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Democratic primary, Vincent C. Gray, no party

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2010

Labor union says it has a 'problem with our boss'

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty released a campaign TV ad this week acknowledging he has mistakes and promising to do better. Now the American Federation of Government Employees has released its own ad -- a 60-second radio spot condemning "boss" Fenty. "We have a problem with our boss. He disrespects us....

By Nikita R Stewart  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  AFGE, Mayor Adrian Fenty, Vincent C. Gray, apology, primary

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 08/16/2010

Bloomberg to endorse Fenty Tuesday

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is scheduled Tuesday to endorse Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in his reelection bid at a news conference at Carmine's, one of the newest restaurants to hit the District. Bloomberg, a Democrat turned Republican turned independent, has been a major influence on Fenty and his...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  02:14 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Michael Bloomberg, election, primary

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 09/08/2009

Tipping the Scales in D.C. Council Race

Former recreation director Clark E. Ray is calling in a big favor from his past in his race to unseat D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large). Tipper Gore, his former boss, will attend his first fundraiser Oct. 13, his camp announced. Ray, who began his campaign for the council...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:24 AM ET, 09/08/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Clark E. Ray, D.C. Council, Phil Mendelson, Tipper Gore, election, primary