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"Ward One"

Map of Ward One: The Ward One Democrats will host a forum for Council Chairman candidates on September 24. (Borderstan)

On Monday, September 24, the Ward One Democrats will host a Council Chair Candidate Forum with a straw poll at the African American Civil War Memorial Museum (1925 Vermont Avenue NW) from 7 until 9 pm.

The two candidates participating in the Forum are Phil Mendelson and Calvin Gurley. Both Mendelson and Gurley are running for Council Chair in the special election on November 6. Former DC Council Chair, 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) throughout the evening’s event, and registered Ward One Democrats can participate in the evening’s straw poll.

For more information, contact [email protected].

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