Vincent Orange Sworn in as At-Large Member of District Council

Orange won the April 26 special election for the at-large seat on the District Council, beating out the interim member Sekou Biddle.

Vincent Orange once again joined the ranks of the District Council. Orange was sworn in as an at-large member Tuesday at 4 p.m. He won the special election on April 26 with 28.9 percent of the vote. A mere 10 percent of residents voted in the special election.

Orange fills a vacancy left by Kwame Brown when he won the 2010 race for the Council Chair position.

He beat out interim councilmember Sekou Biddle, who could not shake the perception that he was part of the problem in , and Republic Patrick Mara, who had an for a Republican in the heavily Democratic city.

In the special election, those Georgetowners , Republican Patrick Mara.

Official results show Mara winning Georgetown's Precincts 5 and 6 with 61 and 62 percent of the vote respectively. Orange came in fourth among the nine candidates with 7.7 and 8.5 percent in the same two precincts.

In case you missed it, we did a of donations coming from Georgetown residents and the way Georgetowners voted. It turned out that candidates could be ranked in order of percentage of votes and total donations and would be in the exact same order.


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