Upcoming Forums for Ward 8 Councilmember Special Election

The mayoral debate at Anacostia High School nearly got out of control. What will happen when candidates for the Ward 8 City Council position debate?

Mayoral debate at Anacostia High School.

March 24th, Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club endorsement forum, Bethlehem Baptist Church, 2458 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE.  The moderator will be Sam Ford,WJLA-TV reporter.  Only candidates who are registered Democrats will be eligible to participate.  Anyone who is a member of the club 30 days before this forum will be eligible to vote and a candidate must receive 60% of the votes to receive the endorsement.  Potential members can join the club at http://www.steindemocrats.org/membership/.  For more information contact info@steindemocrats.org.

March 25th, Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, DC Federation of Civic Associations (DCFCA) forum, Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School, 2437 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE.  Tom Sherwood, WNBC-TV reporter has been invited to be the moderator.  The DCFCA will sponsor forums for the special elections in Wards 4 and 8 on its regular meeting dates (the fourth Wednesday) in March and April.   You are encouraged to become a member of a DCFCA affiliate.  For more information, contact the First Vice President, Philip Pannell, at philippannell@comcast.net.

March 31st, Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Ward 8 City Council Collaborative Candidates Forum and Straw Poll, sponsored by the Anacostia Coordinating Council, Ballou High School PTSA, ANC 8C and other organizations, Ballou HS, 3401 4th Street, SE.  For more information,contact the forum chairman, ANC Commissioner Charles Wilson (8A05), at charleswilsonhu@gmail.com.

April 8th, Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Anacostia/Bellevue/Congress Heights AARP Chapter #4870 forum, Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, 3845 South Capitol Street, SW.  Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher of the Washington Informer and former DC AARP state president has been invited to moderate.  For more information, contact the chapter president, Philip Pannell, at philippannell@comcast.net.

list via Anacostia Coordinating Council 

, , ,

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: