Muriel Bowser has asked D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier to remain on the job once she is sworn in as successor to Vincent Gray next January.
There may be a Republican candidate for mayor in the District of Columbia.
Mayor Vincent Gray and his presumed successor, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser, will be attending a breakfast intended to promote party unity.
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.
Muriel Bowser has won the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary, defeating incumbent Vincent Gray in a race defined by a scandal involving Gray’s campaign four years ago.
District of Columbia elections officials say some problems with electronic voting machines have led to a delay in reporting results from the city’s Democratic mayoral primary.
With a week left before the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals.
As a fifth-generation Washingtonian, Muriel Bowser has served on the D.C. Council since 2007, when she won a special election to fill the seat vacated by newly-elected mayor Adrian Fenty.
The man who blew the whistle on illegal activity during District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign is endorsing one of Gray’s rivals.
D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans says he’s one of three viable candidates for mayor along with incumbent Vincent Gray and Councilmember Muriel Bowser, and he’s taking some shots at their records on economic development.