Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of profiles on the candidates running for D.C. mayor in 2014. Click here to read all the profiles.
The longest-serving member in the history of the D.C. Council, Jack Evans has represented Ward 2 for nearly 23 years. He was also elected treasurer of the D.C. Democratic State Committee for 11 years and spent two years as chair of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B in Dupont Circle.
Born in Nanticoke, Pa., Evans moved to the District in 1978 to accept a job with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Evans worked for several law firms, most recently of counsel at Patton Boggs for the past 13 years. He lives in Georgetown.