Sunday, March 4, 2012

Elections update, March 5

  • March 3 Ward 5 special election debate:   Keith Ivey (@kcivey) has pulled together Tweets from the March 3 debate involving five candidates.   The collection includes tweets from @IMGoph, @talkingbird, @n0rbert, and @dindc, among others.
  • Ward 5 special election candidates answer questions:   The Ward 5 Special Election blog has responses from candidates.   All special election candidates have been contacted and asked these questions:
    1) Do you have any prior political experience (as a school board member, Area Neighborhood Commissioner, etc.)?
    2) How long have you lived in D.C.? Have you lived in Ward 5 the entire time that you have lived in D.C., and if not when did you move to Ward 5?
    3) What is/are your current occupation(s)?
    4) Could you briefly (1-2 sentences) explain why you are running for Ward 5 City Council?

    In addition to the answers, David Smedberg, author of this blog, posts contact info for each of the candidates.

  • Video of February 29 candidate forum:   The Straight Up Politics Candidate Forum held February 29 was taped; watch the happenings here.

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