The Washington Post

We let you down with our political coverage

I believe that we did fall short in our coverage of this election. I proudly voted for Shapiro Tuesday and continue to stand by that endorsement, because he outlined a clear progressive platform, while Sekou Biddle did not.

We did not err in our decision to tell you why most of the contributors had decided to vote for Shapiro. Rather, we didn’t do enough to help you make up your own minds based on real issues.

Early in the election cycle, we wrote that our election coverage would focus on issues. There are many significant decisions facing the DC government, from how and whether to fund affordable housing, to what kind of transportation infrastructure to build, to where to put development and what kind, to how to improve education.

[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]

David Alpert is founder and editor of Greater Greater Washington. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.


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