DC politics come to the forefront; ANC 4C requests an inquiry into Councilmember Todd’s actions

DC politics come to the forefront; ANC 4C requests an inquiry into Councilmember Todd’s actions

At the recent Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meeting on December 12th, the commission voted to send two letters to DC government requesting an investigation into emails sent by Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd and State Board of Education candidate Rhonda Henderson.

Todd attended the meeting, and spoke on his behalf. This article includes a video of the proceedings.

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ANC 4C alleges CM Brandon Todd may have violated campaign laws in supporting Henderson for SBOE

ANC 4C alleges CM Brandon Todd may have violated campaign laws in supporting Henderson for SBOE

During the campaign for Ward 4 Member of the State Board of Education, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd threw his public support and endorsement behind Rhonda Henderson for the open seat. The question and concern, alleges Zach Teutsch, an outgoing commissioner with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C, is if Todd used his official DC Council resources resources to help Ms. Henderson try to get elected.

Updated with a statement from CM Todd.

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Thoughts on a bikeshare on Illinois and Upshur?

Thoughts on a bikeshare on Illinois and Upshur?

ANC 4C09 Commissioner Joe Martin sent an email to a local listserv with the idea of adding a Capital Bikeshare station on Illinois Avenue, near Upshur and 5th Streets NW.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C December meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C December meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C has it’s December meeting on Wednesday, Dec 12th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave NW).

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A recount in the close election for ANC 4C08

A recount in the close election for ANC 4C08

Elections for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner are generally boring. Usually there’s only one person running for a single member district seat, and if there’s two, well, there’s usually little fireworks. In ANC 4C, things got a bit heated in SMD 4C08 when incumbent Timothy Jones got a last minute challenge by Leah Anderson. With a close margin between the two candidates, DCBOE says they’re willing to do a recount.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D November meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4D November meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School, 5200 2nd Street NW.

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DCBOE announces winners in ANC 4C08 and 4C04 races

DCBOE announces winners in ANC 4C08 and 4C04 races

The DC Board of Elections has certified the November 6, 2018 general election, including the local ANC races of ANC 4C.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C November meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C November meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library in the downstairs meeting room.

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Petworth ANC election results offers few surprises

Petworth ANC election results offers few surprises

The mid-term elections are over, and while there are some victory parties happening around the city, there are some “better luck next time” parties as well. Here’s a look at the results for ANC 4C and 4D.

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ANC 4C04 gets a write-in candidate, Nora Simon

ANC 4C04 gets a write-in candidate, Nora Simon

While a few of the seats up for election in ANC 4C and 4D only have one candidate, and a couple have two, 4C04 had no one step up to the plate to take over for retiring commissioner Michael Halpern.

Seems that’s changed.

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A contested election pops up in Petworth's ANC 4C

A contested election pops up in Petworth's ANC 4C

Advisory Neighborhood Commissions can be boring, and they can be dramatic. It’s all up to the various commissioners and their behavior and decisions. In the upcoming election on November, one Single Member District, 4C08, looks to have a contentious race suddenly pop up with a write-in candidate, Leah Anderson, going up against long-time incumbent Commissioner Timothy Jones.

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