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D.C. Wire Archive: 2008 District Election

Gertrude Stein Club endorses Gray for mayor

The members of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, which represents gay Democrats, voted Monday night to endorse D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray over Adrian M. Fenty in the mayor's race.

By Kendra Nichols  |  June 15, 2010; 9:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  2008 District Election  
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D.C. "Most Democratic Spot in Nation"

Washington Post Polling Analyst Jennifer Agiesta posted the following entry on DC Wire's sister blog, Behind the Numbers. If you didn't catch it, you can read it below. It shows that President Obama remains wildly popular in the District, a city he carried with 93 percent of the vote in...

By Tim Craig  |  February 1, 2010; 8:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  2008 District Election , 2008 Presidential Race , Obama  
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Bulletin: Appeals Court Rejects GOP Case Against Brown

The District Court of Appeals has rejected the local Republican Party's case against the District Board of Elections which challenged the certification of Michael Brown as an Independent At-Large council member. The party opposed Brown's certification, arguing that he only switched from being a Democrat to an Independent as a...

By Marcia Davis  |  December 31, 2008; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2008 District Election  
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GOP Files Legal Brief Against Brown's Council Seat

The District Republican Party has filed its brief to the D.C. Court of Appeals over Michael Brown's Nov. 4th victory in the D.C. general election as an independent at-large member of the D.C. Council. The party is arguing that Brown is a political independent in name only, and really remains...

By Marcia Davis  |  December 12, 2008; 4:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Cheh Moves a Step Closer on Subpoena for Sequoia Voting Systems

The inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama may be around the corner and the District of Columbia's Board of Elections and Ethics may have certified the Nov. 4th vote, but the business of the District's election problems are far from over. And when we say election problems, we're not even talking...

By Marcia Davis  |  December 10, 2008; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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GOP Files Its Complaint to Appeals Court

The District GOP has taken its challenge to Michael Brown's election to the D.C. Court of Appeals, making good on its pledge to do so. From its news release: Washington, DC: At approximately 11:00 a.m. this morning, the DC Republican Committee filed a Petition with the DC Court of Appeals...

By Marcia Davis  |  December 1, 2008; 12:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Board Certifies Nov. 4th Election and Brown's Seat , Hamil Harris , November 24, 2008
GOP Continues Its Battle Over Brown, Marcia Davis , November 24, 2008
Board to Certify Brown's Election on Monday, Marcia Davis , November 22, 2008
DC Republicans Plan to Challenge Election Results, Hamil Harris , November 20, 2008
Cheh Says Too Many Problems Remain With D.C. Voting, Marcia Davis , November 13, 2008
Cheh Holds Second Hearing on Voting in District, Marcia Davis , November 13, 2008
Cheh Presses Sequoia on Voting Machines, Marcia Davis , November 12, 2008
Schwartz Concedes To Michael Brown, Nikita R Stewart , November 5, 2008
D.C. Polls Close, David A Nakamura , November 4, 2008
School Board: In Ward 5, a Mystery Sample Ballot, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
At Polls: Voting Winds Down Across City, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
At-Large: Schwartz on the Trail, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
At-Large: Just In Case You Forgot Who He Was..., Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
At the Polls: Seniors Flocking to Vote, Hamil Harris , November 4, 2008
Photo Essay: At Precinct 48, Fenty Casts His Vote , David A Nakamura , November 4, 2008
Chair of Election Board Visiting Polls, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Early Morning Campaigning, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Early Morning Efforts Are Busy and Quiet, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
At-Large Contest: Mara Votes, Looks for Support, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Today, We Write History, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Strauss Mum on Arrest, David A Nakamura , October 31, 2008
Council Members Endorse Schwartz , Marcia Davis , October 30, 2008
Gray Endorses Michael Brown for Council, Marcia Davis , October 29, 2008
Harry Thomas Endorses Michael Brown for Council , Marcia Davis , October 28, 2008
Cheh Continues To Look Into Misprinted Ballot, Nikita R Stewart , October 24, 2008
Another Ballot Blunder, Nikita R Stewart , October 23, 2008
The Wire Tries to Do Its Civic Duty, Marcia Davis , October 17, 2008
FOP Still Likes Carol , Nikita R Stewart , October 16, 2008
Labor Unions Finally Like Mike, Nikita R Stewart , October 16, 2008
Image Makeover at DC Board of Elections, Hamil Harris , October 15, 2008
Schwartz Brings on Lindenfeld, Nikita R Stewart , October 14, 2008
Hunter Bounces Check for Brochures, Nikita R Stewart , October 10, 2008
A Pox on Board of Elections and Sequoia , Marcia Davis , October 8, 2008
Mara Picks Up More Business Support, Hamil Harris , October 8, 2008
The Debate and the Sideshow, David A Nakamura , October 8, 2008
Today Is Last Day to Register to Vote Nov. 4, Marcia Davis , October 6, 2008
D.C. Chamber of Commerce Affirms Mara Endorsement, David A Nakamura , September 25, 2008
Quick Poll: The 'Carol Contingency', Washington Post Editors , September 15, 2008
Schwartz to Run as Write-In, Marcia Davis , September 15, 2008
Elections Board Chief: Mum's the Word, David A Nakamura , September 12, 2008
Ward 2 ANC Calls for Elections Board Investigation, David A Nakamura , September 11, 2008
Fenty: All CEOs Have Troubled Departments, David A Nakamura , September 10, 2008
Elections Board Stands By Results, David A Nakamura , September 10, 2008
Elections Board Musical Chairs, David A Nakamura , September 10, 2008
Voting Irregularities Interrupt Count, Marcia Davis , September 9, 2008
Polls Close on a Low Turnout Day , Marcia Davis , September 9, 2008
D.C. Wire Video: Barry Confident on Primary Day, Mike McPhate , September 9, 2008
Anita Bonds: Too Many Elections, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Mara: Blame It on the Rain?, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
The Challengers: Baruti Jahi in Ward 4, Marcia Davis , September 9, 2008
Pannell: Looking for the Rain Vote , Marcia Davis , September 9, 2008
Turnout Low in Ward 4, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Can Wilson Upset Goliath (Barry) in Ward 8?, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Scene East of the River, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Silverman Likes His Chances, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Fenty Stumps for Allies, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Evans Votes Early, Finds Support, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
Candidates Give One Last Push, Nikita R Stewart , September 8, 2008
Shadow Senator Race Full of Heat, Marcia Davis , September 8, 2008
Who Paid For Voting Rights Luncheon?, David A Nakamura , September 3, 2008
A Series Of Interruptions, Nikita R Stewart , August 21, 2008
Live Stream: Carol Schwartz Debates Patrick Mara, Mike McPhate , August 21, 2008
Wrapping Up This Week's Debates, Nikita R Stewart , August 21, 2008
New D.C. Wire Feature: Letters to the Editor, David A Nakamura , August 15, 2008
Cary Silverman: Defender Of Big Tobacco? , Nikita R Stewart , August 14, 2008
Kwame Brown Picks Up SEIU Endorsement, Nikita R Stewart , August 13, 2008
Schwartz and Mara in a Tight Money Race, Too, Marcia Davis , August 11, 2008
Schwartz Picks up FOP Endorsement, David A Nakamura , August 11, 2008
Bowser's Boosted By Birthday Bash, Nikita R Stewart , August 1, 2008
Message On A Bottle, Nikita R Stewart , August 1, 2008
Party Protest, David A Nakamura , July 31, 2008
Local AFL-CIO Sticks With Incumbents, Nikita R Stewart , July 30, 2008
Schwartz Gets Teary Eyed, Nikita R Stewart , July 30, 2008
Log Cabin Republicans Support Schwartz, Marcia Davis , July 24, 2008
Pendleton, Brown Withdraw Challenge To Pannell, Nikita R Stewart , July 23, 2008
Hotel Association Endorses Council Incumbents, David A Nakamura , July 23, 2008
For Pannell, It's Getting Personal, Nikita R Stewart , July 22, 2008
Board of Trade Endorses Mara Over Schwartz, David A Nakamura , July 21, 2008
Petitions for Fall Vote Filed, Marcia Davis , July 3, 2008
For Your Viewing Pleasure: Marion Barry, Marcia Davis , June 24, 2008
Schwartz Officially In, Nikita R Stewart , June 9, 2008
Mayor For Life, Nikita R Stewart , June 5, 2008
Two Election Officials Resign, Yolanda Woodlee , May 14, 2008
Breaking News: Kinlow Already Out, Nikita R Stewart , May 12, 2008
And They're Off!, Nikita R Stewart , May 11, 2008
Ward 4 Showdown, Nikita R Stewart , May 8, 2008
Politicians on Parade, Marcia Davis , April 8, 2008
Parade of Politicians, Nikita R Stewart , April 7, 2008
Brown: "I am DCPS", Nikita R Stewart , April 3, 2008
Out Hudson, In Houston: Clampitt makes a change, Nikita R Stewart , March 24, 2008
 
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