Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The at-large race for the two District council seats was the most contested local race for Georgetown voters.
Updated 2:05 p.m. Nov. 7 David Grosso (I) ousted incumbent Councilman Michael Brown (I) from his seat on the District Council and incumbent Vincent Orange (D) hung on to his seat, which he won in a special election. Voters in Georgetown and Glover Park voted in step with District voters in selecting Grosso over a field of at-large candidates. In the West Village and Glover Park, the candidate with the second most votes was Orange, but in the East Village Republican Mary Brooks Beatty (R) garnered more support than Orange. In an email to supporters sent Wednesday, Gross wrote: "This election shows that the time is now for a new day in D.C. politics. Voters have made a statement that they are ready for D.C. to move forward to the next level…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Candidates will face questions from local media.
Four candidates for two At-Large seats on the District Council will try persuade Georgetown voters to vote for them at a candidates forum today. Current Councilmen Michael A. Brown and Vincent Orange will be joined by challengers David Grosso and Mary Brooks Beatty on today from 4 to 6 p.m. The event, hosted by the Georgetown Business Association, will take place at St. John's Episcopal Church (3240 O St., NW). Patch will be asking questions of the candidates, so let us know what topics you would like addressed.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
What do you want to ask the candidates for the At-large seat on the District Council?
Next week Georgetown will host four of the contenders for the two at-large seats on the District Council at a candidate forum from 4 - 6 p.m. on Oct. 4. Georgetown Patch will be there to ask questions live, but we can also submit several queries in advance. We wrote about the attendees earlier this week. Now we want to hear from you. What would you want to ask Mary Brooks Beatty (R, challenger), Michael A. Brown (I, incumbent), David Grosso (I, challenger) and Vincent Orange (D, incumbent)? What are the local issues that matter most to you? Do you want to know about ethics reform? Are you worried about funding for local schools? Do you want to see financing to entice businesses to come to Wisconsin Avenue? Tell us in the comments and we'll…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Candidates for the at-large seats on the District Council will be in attendance.
Next week Georgetowners can hear directly from candidates for one of the only contested local positions in the November election: At-large Member of the District Council. Two total will be elected. Current Councilmen Michael A. Brown and Vincent Orange will be joined by challengers David Grosso and Mary Brooks Beatty on Oct. 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. Mary Brooks Beatty is running as a Republican. She is a Ward 6 resident. Michael A. Brown is running for re-election as an independent; he was first elected in 2008. Brown serves as the Chairman Pro-Tempore and At-Large Councilmember of the Council of the District of Columbia. He is a Ward 4 resident. David Grosso is running as an independent. He is a Ward 5 resident. Vincent Orange is running for re…