D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans Running for Mayor

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D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (Credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Niche Media)

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (Credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Niche Media)

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WASHINGTON — D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans is joining the race for mayor, becoming the third candidate to enter the race.

Evans, a Democrat who represents Ward 2, wrote Thursday on Twitter that he would announce his candidacy on June 8 at the restaurant Le Diplomate on 14th and Q streets in his district.

Current Mayor Vincent Gray hasn’t said whether he’s seeking re-election in 2014, but Councilmembers Muriel Bowser and Tommy Wells have already said they’re running. All three are also Democrats.

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