The campaign for mayor of Washington is emerging from its summer lull with the first debate between the major candidates.
It’s not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia’s political horse races are still hoping to land a favorable position.
Last month D.C.’s police union announced it would back independent mayoral candidate David Catania. Today, the firefighters union announced that its endorsement will go to Democrat Muriel Bowser.
On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city’s history — at least, a few of them will.
Another District of Columbia mayoral candidate is scheduled to turn in nominating petitions to get on the ballot in November.
District of Columbia mayoral candidate David Catania says his opponent, fellow council member Muriel Bowser, represents “business as usual” and seems determined to avoid discussing important issues for voters until the last possible moment.
Former District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams has endorsed Muriel Bowser to become the city’s next mayor.
A D.C. councilmember and mayoral candidate says he’ll try to stop the city from imposing sales taxes on yoga classes and gym memberships.
Muriel Bowser has raised a lot more money than her rival in D.C.’s mayoral race.
Former D.C. Councilmember Carol Schwartz says she is running as an independent for mayor.