On Monday, September 24, the Ward One Democrats will host a Council Chair Candidate Forum with a straw poll at theÂ African American Civil War Memorial Museum (1925 Vermont Avenue NW) from 7 until 9 pm.
The two candidates participating in the Forum areÂ Phil Mendelson and CalvinÂ Gurley. Both Mendelson and Gurley are running forÂ Council Chair in the special election on November 6. Former DC Council Chair,Â Kwame Brown, resigned this summer after being charged with felony bank fraud and misdemeanor campaign finance violations.
Community members are encouraged to ask the candidates questions (via the moderator)Â throughout the evening’s event, andÂ registered Ward One Democrats can participate in the evening’s straw poll.
For more information, contactÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.