Ward 6 Resident to Run for At-Large Council Seat

Elissa Silverman, a former reporter for the Washington Post, the Washington City Paper and the Hill Rag has announced her candidacy for the At-Large city council seat vacated by Phil Mendelson. Silverman will be running as a Democrat. Kathy Patterson, former Ward 3 councilmember, will serve as her campaign chair.

Silverman, a resident of Ward 6, now works for the DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI). She was also a major organizer in the recent petition campaign to outlaw corporate contributions through referendum. Silverman has taken a leave of DCFPI to run for public office.

Information on Silverman can be found at www.elissa2013.com.