Just blocks from Congress two members of the D.C. Council were out on a beautiful Sunday afternoon encouraging residents to help legalize marijuana locally. Council member Tommy Wells (D) told over a dozen signature gatherers from the DCMJ campaign that he is “behind them 100 percent” before they began canvassing door-to-door in his ward. It was one of several locations throughout the district where paid gatherers and volunteers were out working.
|By: Jon Walker Monday June 2, 2014 11:05 am|
|By: E. F. Beall Saturday March 30, 2013 8:00 pm|
The upshot is that in the special election on April 23 for an at-large seat on the DC City Council a campaign issue, with marked racial overtones, is likely to be whether or not the fire chief should be fired. And if he survives that test, the mayoral election in 2014 may provide another.