The D.C. Council is scheduled to install one of its lawmakers as interim chairman after months of scandal has forced two of its committee members to be removed, but arguments over the proper candidate have caused the meeting to be led astray.
Kwame Brown’s resignation as chairman of the D.C. Council has been certified by the district’s elections board.
District of Columbia elections officials are set to certify the results of the April 3 primary, including Councilmember Vincent Orange’s narrow victory over challenger Sekou Biddle.
D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange has widened his lead over challenger Sekou Biddle in the Democratic primary for Orange’s at-large seat.
Several thousand absentee and provisional ballots could affect the outcome of a close Democratic primary race for an at-large D.C. Council seat.