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Washington Post columnist Colbert I. King writes about Elissa:

"A former journalist, Silverman understands how oversight should be exercised and how to hold government accountable..."




Elissa has been endorsed by:

  • Washington City Paper

  • Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO

  • Ward 6 Council Candidate Charles Allen

  • Service Employees International Union 32BJ and 1199

  • D.C. Working Families

  • DC for Democracy

  • UNITE HERE Local 25

  • Sierra Club

  • National Organization for Women

  • Jews United for Justice

  • International Association of Firefighters Local 36

  • DC Police Union

  • Washington Teachers Union

  • National Nurses United

  • LiUNA Mid-Atlantic Region

  • Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry

  • Washington Blade




Elissa stands for:

  • Integrity in the District's government and elections.

  • Accountability for spending your hard-earned tax dollars.

  • Investing in D.C. to make sure every neighborhood has high performing public schools, reliable and safe public transportation, access to adult literacy and job training that puts residents on career pathways, and housing that is affordable.

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    Thank You

    We did it! You did it! It was just around this time last night that we started to celebrate.

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    ENDORSEMENT: Hill is Home

    "The Hill is Home" has endorsed Elissa, saying:

    Fortunately, there is one candidate who stands out from the pack: Elissa Silverman. Denied the seat in the last go-around, she has returned with vigor, and promises to bring her deep knowledge of the D.C. budget to bear where it can do most good.

    Sign up here to help elect the "one candidate who stands out from the pack"!

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