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Bowser defeats Gray in D.C. Democratic primary amidst controversy

2014-04-02 by Rachel Galton

Muriel Bowser won the Democratic mayoral primary in the District of Colombia in November over incumbent Vincent Gray. Gray's term has been deeply controversial, as several members of his campaign have been convicted of felonies, among other scandals. Meanwhile, councilmember Bowser has enjoyed popularity in her district and is attempting to unite the party with a fresh start. However, some think Bowser lacks the experience to be a formidable opponent for Gray. Independent councilmember David Catania could also present a challenge. Voter turnout was extremely low, and there seems to be limited initial enthusiasm for the slate of candidates. Read more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/01/dc-primary-results_n_5072898.html

 
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