Harry Thomas Jr.
There will soon be a new member of the D.C. Council to replace Harry Thomas Jr., who stepped down from his Ward 5 seat after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $350,000 from the city.
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – It’s Election Day in the District; at least for voters in Ward 5. Tuesday marks the day of a special election to replace Harry Thomas, Jr.’s City Council seat in Washington, D.C. […]
Lawyers for former District of Columbia councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., who is awaiting sentencing for corruption, have accused federal prosecutors of “stretching the facts well beyond the breaking point” and belittling his two decades of community service.
Federal prosecutors say former D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. should spend nearly four years behind bars for his corruption conviction.
The large field of candidates to replace former D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. has been narrowed slightly.
A special election will be held soon in D.C. to replace former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. and candidates have just one more day to collect signatures from registered voters.
Mayor Vincent Gray accepted West’s resignation from the position she’s held since 2009, said his spokesman Pedro Ribeiro.
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The two felony counts against Thomas, a 51-year-old Democrat, were detailed in a criminal information filed in U.S. District Court on Thursday. That document typically indicates a defendant intends to plead guilty.