Expanding Democracy in DC

My opponent opposed expanding democracy at DC for Democracy’s Council Chair candidate debate on December 8, 2021.
  1. Lowering the Voting Age to 16
Kids from all eight wards participated in a kids lobby day hosted by me and Eric in 2017. (Kids pictured here with Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman, former Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, and At-Large Councilmember Robert White.) We’ve continued to engage kids and families in local politics through educational and other events.
Eldest Monster in 2016 filling out a sample ballot, a yearly practice for our family, and introducing me at my campaign launch in September 2021. (Photo credit for the latter goes to Tom Sherwood.) We integrate the kids into all we do as a family to support our community, including through public service.
Neighbors in Takoma held a parade to drop vote-by-mail ballots in 2020. I worked for years to expand and improve vote by mail in the District, including through more drop boxes.

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Candidate for DC Council Chairwoman

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