All posts tagged "elections"

  • On the Record: Ward 5 Candidates

    Read Metro Weekly's interviews with candidates and community members who are concerned about the upcoming Ward 5 special election here: ''Choosing a Candidate.'' NAME /...

  • Choosing a Candidate

    A month out from May's special election to replace former Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. (D), Ward 5 residents are doing some candidate-shopping. The special election,...

  • Cendana Surges

    An out gay Asian-Pacific Islander-American brought together a coalition of voters, boosted by support from the LGBT community and labor, to beat out sitting Councilmembers...

  • Showdown at Stein

    Former Councilmember Sekou Biddle (D-At Large) and sitting Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large), who replaced Biddle in an April 2011 special election, sparred over their...

  • LGBT Activists Reject Marion Barry, Yvette Alexander

    If elections were solely decided by the LGBT community, some incumbent councilmembers would be serving on borrowed time. Incumbent Councilmembers Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) and...

  • Down to South Carolina

    With a Jan. 19 debate – which follows another South Carolina-based debate held three days earlier – this weekend's South Carolina primary appears, nonetheless, to...

  • Off-Year Advances

    The off-year elections, normally a slow-paced night for national coverage, featured several ballot measures – including Ohio, Mississippi and Maine – that garnered significant attention....

  • Ebbin Elected

    Del. Adam Ebbin (D-Arlington) was elected as Virginia's first openly gay state senator Nov. 8, even as other politicians who oppose LGBT equality won victories...

  • Ebbin Wins Primary

    With the Virginia State Board of Elections offering unofficial results for the Tuesday, Aug. 23, primary elections, Del. Adam Ebbin appears to have won his...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 23: Special GOProud CPAC Edition [video]

    For this special edition of Outspoken, host Ebone Bell popped over to the 18th Street Lounge on Thursday, Feb. 10, for GOProud's ''The Big Party,''...