Why Should You Care?
The four At-Large members of the DC Council represent everyone, from Chevy Chase to Congress Heights. With only 13 members of the Council, each vote also matters a lot on issues from taxes to crime, streetcars to food trucks.
In an unsettled era in which local news is dominated by stories of ethical failings by our legislators, getting involved is important—and it's easy.
Special elections tend to have low voter turnout, and with a lot of candidates running, your vote truly matters. Sometimes it's daunting to delve into the depths of local politics, but that's where Let's Choose DC is hoping to demystify the process.