Republican council candidate is viewed as leading contender in April 23 election.
Republican Patrick Mara says FOP backing shows residents are concerned about crime, corruption.
(Katherine Frey / Post)
Comments on race reflect continuing impact on local politics.
Democrat Anita Bonds and Republican Patrick Mara seem to have most support in off-year vote.
(Sarah L. Voisin / THE WASHINGTON POST)
The sole Republican in the six-way race has notable endorsements but works to counter vocal critics.
Grosso (I) told supporters Tuesday night that he’s endorsing Democrat Silverman in April 23 special election
Bonds has been serving as an interim council member pending the special election for the citywide at-large seat.
The seven candidates in the April 23 council race are increasing efforts to line up support.
The liberal-leaning organization said the candidate agrees with it “on every major environmental issue.”
Nearly half of her contributions in at-large race came from construction companies or their executives.