Following the retirement of former Commissioner John Kupcinski, the DC Board of Elections has published the process for filling the vacancy for district 2B07 in the DC Register. Any resident of district 2B07, a map of which can be found here, who has an interest in running for the vacant seat can visit the Board of Elections at 441 4th Street NW, Suite 250 North to pick up petitions to run for the seat. Residents must collect the signatures of at least 25 voters registered in district 2B07 in order to run for the seat. The beginning of the petition pick-up period was on Monday, July 24th, and the completed petitions are due back to the Board of Elections by Monday, August 14th.
Following the submission period for the petitions, there will be a challenge period from Thursday, August 17th to Wednesday, August 23th where residents will have the ability to challenge individual signatures on a candidate’s petitions. If only one candidate completes the challenge period, that candidate will become the new commissioner for district 2B07. If more than one candidate completes the challenge period, a special election will be held at an upcoming ANC meeting to elect the new commissioner.
A copy of the vacancy notice that was published in the DC Register can be found here. For more information about this election process, please call the Board of Elections at (202) 727-2525.
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B is pleased to announce that Nick DelleDonne has been elected as the next commissioner for single member district 2B04. Nick is filling the vacancy created by the resignation of former Commissioner Michael Upright. After the conclusion of a special election held during the ANC’s regular March meeting on Wednesday, March 8th, it was determined that Nick was the winner of the election. He will be sworn-in by Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans later this week.
A resident of historic Riggs Place NW, Nick has organized neighborhood action in promoting rodent control and took part in a neighborhood collaboration that won a precedent-setting decision from the Historic Preservation Review Board to stop intrusive development on the alley of Riggs Place. He has been a Dupont Circle resident since 1992 and currently works in residential landscape design.
A union organizer in the public sector, Nick led the movement to use third party arbitration to resolve employee grievances and won one of the first negotiated flextime agreements in the federal government. He hosted a local radio program with a focus on labor issues and has directed public relations and communications programs.
Nick is grateful for the opportunity to work for community betterment through community activism in his new capacity representing district 2B04 as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner. He looks forward to working closely with the Dupont Circle community.
At ANC 2B’s regular March meeting this Wednesday, the ANC will hold a special election for the current commissioner vacancy for single member district 2B04. Anyone who is a registered voter in single member district 2B04 will be able to participate in the special election. The meeting will be this Wednesday, March 8th at 7:00 pm at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW. The most up to date meeting agenda can be found here.
Polls will be open during the meeting from 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm. Once the polls close at 9:30 pm, the ballots will be counted and the results will be announced by the end of the meeting. The polling will take place outside of the ANC’s meeting room.
In order to participate in the special election, you must be a registered voter in single member district 2B04, the boundaries of which can be found on the ANC 2B map here. Same day voter registration will not be available at the polls. All ballots must be cast in person at the meeting. The election will be administered by the Office of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.
There will be four candidates appearing on the ballot. The order they will be appearing on the ballot, which is sorted alphabetically by last name, is as follows:
- Christopher Davis
- Nick Delle Donne
- Lawrence Scott
- Jeffrey Seese
If you have any questions about this special election, please reach out to the ANC’s Executive Director, Peter Sacco, by email at 2B@anc.dc.gov or by phone at (978) 882-5013.
We look forward to seeing you this Wednesday!
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B is pleased to announce that Amy Johnson has been elected as the next commissioner for single member district 2B01. Amy is filling the vacancy created by the passing of former Commissioner Michael Feldstein. After the end of the public review period for the signatures Amy submitted, the Board of Elections announced yesterday that Amy will officially be a commissioner for ANC 2B and she was sworn-in by Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans earlier today.
Amy is an international and community development consultant with 25 years of experience working to strengthen communities in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Eastern Europe, the Pacific Islands, and South America, as well as in the U.S. Amy has held leadership positions in the federal government and in non-profit organizations, and has also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize, supporting the strengthening of operations and programming of the local YWCA.
When she is not working with clients, you may find Amy at Yoga District, Glen’s Garden Market, the Dupont Farmer’s Market, or volunteering for international exchange programs that offer young professionals an opportunity to enhance their global education.
Amy holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware. She is delighted to be representing district 2B01 as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner and looks forward to working closely with the Dupont Circle community.
ANC 2B’s next Zoning, Preservation, and Development Committee meeting will be December 2nd 7PM at the Dupont Circle Resource Center (9 Dupont Circle NW). Following the public input session at the October ZPD meeting, this month the ZPD Committee will be hosting a public input session on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding among St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Cas Riegler, and the ANC. The *DRAFT* MOU is located here (pdf): St. Thomas – MOU – Draft -11-30-2015
Please reach out to Commissioners Warwick and Kupcinski with any questions, comments, or concerns.