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Muriel Bowser

Bowser Wins DC Mayoral Election

D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) won the race for D.C. mayor Tuesday, defeating opponents David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) and Carol Schwartz, both running as independents. Bowser earned 55 percent of the vote, with 80,303 votes. Catania, a councilmember-at-large, came in second, earning 36 percent of the vote[Read More…]

by November 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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Muriel Bowser

Bowser, Catania Compete in Final Stretch

D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), D.C. Councilmember David Catania (I-At Large) (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) and former councilmember Carol Schwartz, an independent, will face off today in D.C.’s mayoral election. Bowser, the Democratic nominee, defeated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the April primary. The recipient of endorsements from President[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

DCPS Lines Divide Hopefuls

As D.C. Public Schools reopen for this school year, the issue of redistricting public school boundaries has emerged as a hot-button topic for the D.C. mayoral candidates. Last week, current mayor Vincent Gray approved a new D.C. Public Schools redistricting plan, intended for the 2015-2016 school year. By making the[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bowser Faces November Challengers

After defeating incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary in April, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) has taken the lead in campaign fundraising as well. Having collected over $1 million in campaign funds, she has a clear financial advantage over her other competitors, including former D.C. Councilmember Carol[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Muriel Bowser

Mayoral Race Engages District, but Not Hilltop

After a rollercoaster campaign marred by the specter of a campaign finance scandal, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) unseated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the April 1 Democratic primary, preparing her to face Councilmember David Catania (I-At Large) in the Nov. 4 general election for mayor. Former commissioner for[Read More…]

Bowser Unseats Gray in Primary

Bowser Unseats Gray in Primary

Muriel Bowser, an upshot D.C. councilmember representing Ward 4, won the D.C. Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday with 44.2 percent of the vote, bringing the administration of Mayor Vincent Gray to a close and catapulting Bowser to the position of presumptive mayor in a city where winning the Democratic primary is[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

On Election Day, Gray, Bowser Locked in Lead

As voters take to the polls today to choose the Democratic nominee for mayor, they will decide between an embattled incumbent fighting for his political career and an upstart Washington, D.C. councilmember determined to portray herself as the person to turn the page on the District’s longstanding tradition of political[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Students lined up to vote in Nov. 2012 — an unlikely scene April 1.

In Local Politics, Student Interest Wanes

With election day just four days away, the District is fixed on recent polls that place embattled Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) locked in dead heat to win the Democratic nomination for D.C. mayor. But with all the attention the race has garnered among D.C.[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 2 comments City News, News, News - Top

Gray Revelation Upends Campaign

As early voting began March 17 for the April 1 Democratic mayoral primary election, two recent developments are making waves in Mayor Vincent Gray’s re-election campaign with a resurgence of new criticism. Businessman Jeffrey Thompson, the focus of the federal investigation into Gray’s 2010 campaign for mayor, pled guilty March[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

HIV Overlooked on Mayoral Platforms

While the issue may not garner much attention from candidates and the media on the campaign trial, the epidemic of HIV in the District of Columbia is a crisis that will need to be addressed by whomever is elected the city’s next mayor come November. According to Michael Kharfen, Senior[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News