D.C. Wire: campaign


Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/14/2012

D.C. campaign finance office to audit Orange contribution records

The D.C. Office of Campaign Finance has launched a “random audit” of Council member Vincent B. Orange’s 2011 election campaign.

By Tim Craig  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent Orange, campaign finance, D.C. city government

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 09:56 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Kwame Brown gets cash infusion from heavy hitters

A group of the city's most prodigious political fundraisers gathered yesterday evening to give At-Large Council member Kwame R. Brown (D) a head start on his run for the Council chairmanship. Developers Herb Miller of Western Development Corp., Deborah Ratner Salzburg of Forest City Washington, Bill Alsup of Hines, and...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:56 AM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  2010 election, Jack Evans, Kwame Brown, campaign finance

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 04/07/2010

D.C. campaign finance office clears Gray of wrongdoing

The D.C. Office of Campaign Finance has cleared Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (D) of wrongdoing for his decision to allow a company owned by friend and mega developer William C. Smith to perform improvements at his home, according to a ruling released this afternoon. The office, part of the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:52 PM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. office clears Gray of wrongdoing, campaign finance, vincent gray cleared

Posted at 03:44 AM ET, 03/11/2010

Fenty gets some paper from hip-hop producer

Hip-hop producer Irv Gotti contributed $1,000 to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's reelection campaign, according to the mayor's latest campaign finance report filed Wednesday. Gotti is listed in the report as Irving Lorenzo, a music producer at IG Records at a Manhattan address. He was a last-minute contributor, paying by credit...

By Nikita Stewart  |  03:44 AM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mayor Fenty, Mayor Fenty, Mayor Fenty | Tags:  Ashanti, Fenty, Irv Gotti, Jay-Z, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, Murder Inc., hip-hop, reelection campaign

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 09/08/2009

Fenty Team Wants Your Green Space

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty needs your address. The Fenty camp, known as the "green team," is dialing up supporters to place green and white campaign signs in their yards. It appears to be a quiet, year-out kickoff of Fenty's reelection campaign. The 38-year-old mayor has built up a war chest....

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:46 PM ET, 09/08/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mayor Fenty, Mayor Fenty | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. mayor, campaign, reelection