By: Mion Edwards
On Tuesday, District residents made their way to polls to cast their votes for D.C. general elections. Here’s a list of candidates who came out victorious:
Mayor Muriel Bowser (incumbent) ran for re-election and cruised to victory with 162,199 votes. Ann Wilcox (D.C. statehood), the runner-up, collected 19,979 votes. Bowser would like to increase the city’s minimum wage, increase educational opportunities, and expand early childhood learning opportunities.
In the race for D.C. Delegate, Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton won re-election with 188,316 votes. Republican Nelson Rimensnyder only had 9,098 votes. Norton would like to decriminalized marijuana in the District, pushed for D.C. to become a state, and give the city authority over the jurisdiction and organization of the local D.C. courts, reports Daily CBD.
Michael D. Brown (incumbent) who had 169,491 defeated Eleanor Ory (independent) who had 17,717 votes for U.S. Shadow Senator. He’s pushing for statehood.
Incumbent Phil Mendelson won with 188,362 votes, defeating Libertarian Ethan Bishop-Henchman. Mendelson campaign focused on education, public safety, and jobs.
Democrat Anita Bonds and Independent Elissa Silverman won the race for D.C. Council at-large. Bonds would like to push for affordable housing and advocate for small businesses in the District. Silverman wants a strong public school system, and she wants to decrease homelessness in the District.
Ward 1 councilmember
Brianne Nadeau cruised to re-election with 22,167 votes, defeating Independent Jamie Sycamore. Nadeau is pushing for affordable housing, education, and public safety reform.
Ward 3 councilmember
Democrat Mary Cheh amassed 22,042 votes to secure re-election. Independent Petar Dimtchev finished with 7,624 votes. Cheh has pushed and moved environment legislation on topics such as pesticide protection.
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANC)
If you would like to see the election results for your local Advisory Neighborhood Commissions ANC, visit the DC Board of Elections.