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At-large forum Thursday, plus Weaver and Mara live chats

The DC for Democracy, Greater Greater Washington, and DC Environmental Network at-large candidate forum has been rescheduled for this Thursday. Meanwhile, Bryan Weaver and Patrick Mara will join us for live chats Tuesday and Wednesday.

Patrick Mara and Bryan Weaver after a cupcake-eating contest. Photo by squidpants on Flickr.

The forum is February 3, again at 441 4th Street (One Judiciary Square), south lobby, room 1107. Doors open at 6:00 and the event will start at 6:30.

Several candidates wouldn't have been able to attend for the original date, such as Patrick Mara who understandable had to attend the State Board of Education monthly meeting. This time, all invited candidates are confirmed: Sekou Biddle
Joshua Lopez, Patrick Mara, Stanley Mayes, Vincent Orange, Alan Page, Jacque Patterson, and Bryan Weaver.

Bryan Weaver will join us tomorrow at 1 pm for a live chat, and then we'll host Mara on Wednesday, again at 1 pm. Please leave questions you'd like to ask in the comments. Are there questions from our chat with Sekou Biddle that you also want to hear answered by Weaver or Mara?

David Alpert is the founder of Greater Greater Washington and its board president. He worked as a Product Manager for Google for six years and has lived in the Boston, San Francisco, and New York metro areas in addition to Washington, DC. He now lives with his wife and two children in Dupont Circle. 


Not sure how to ask this question.

I really want to know the candidates' positions, so I hate to focus on process, but how will we get a sane result from this election if we have so many viable candidates?

Is there a runoff? What about instant runoff voting (IRV)? If not, how much better will this special election be than the kitchenette fiasco?

by Ward 1 Guy on Jan 31, 2011 1:29 pm • linkreport

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