Elissa Silverman For D.C. Council
Elissa Silverman has centered her professional career on the District of Columbia, its residents, and its government. She is now seeking the at-large seat on the D.C. Council in the April 23 special election.
Her campaign is focused on integrity, accountability, and strategic investment in the District. As a budget analyst and former reporter for both The Washington Post and the Washington City Paper, Elissa knows how to unpack complicated issues and ask the tough questions.
In the words of The Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Colbert King, Elissa is "more issue-oriented and freer from partisan politics" and "has a deeper understanding of the District’s challenges and issues, especially the budget, than does the rest of the field."
This campaign has created a great community of reform-minded progressives. In community spirit, I invite you to join me Sunday afternoon for our final campaign event: Elissa 2013 Sign Takedown! It's a... Read More
I am so proud of our campaign.For those who haven't seen the results, we received 28 percent of the vote. Anita Bonds won the race with 32 percent. It's disappointing, for... Read More
This morning, Ward 4 community activist and former D.C. Council candidate Joshua Lopez endorsed me in a statement posted on his blog and emailed to his supporters. In his endorsement, Joshusa... Read More