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Meet Elissa

Elissa has spent her career making D.C. government work better for working families. She asks the tough questions to make sure your taxpayer dollars are improving people’s lives. Elissa listens to D.C. residents and fights for what we all deserve—safe neighborhoods, high-performing public schools, affordable housing, and a compassionate safety net.


No Corporate Money. Ever.

Elissa has always funded her campaigns with small donations from D.C. residents. That means not a dime from corporations or PACs. While Elissa’s opponents rely on $1,000 checks from special interests, our campaign is powered by you.


Elissa is proud to work in partnership with community organizations and elected officials across the District. She’s endorsed by:

Karl A. Racine
D.C. Attorney General

Brianne K. Nadeau
D.C. Council Ward 1

Charles Allen
D.C. Council Ward 6

Janeese Lewis George
D.C. Council Ward 4

Washington D.C. Firefighters

Washington Teachers’ Union

District of Columbia Nurses Association

Building & Security Workers

Grocery Store Workers
UFCW Local 400

IUPAT District Council 51

Hotel Workers
UNITE Here Local 25

Metro & Bus Drivers
ATU Local 689

D.C. Gov’t Workers
AFSCME District Council 20

Metro Washington Labor Council

Electrical Workers
IBEW Local 26

Sierra Club DC

DC for Democracy

Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund


National Nurses United
Organizing Committee

Greater Greater Washington

National Association of Social Workers
Metro DC Chapter

Our Revolution DC

DC Voters for Animals

Construction Workers
LiUNA Local 11

DC Tenants’ Advocacy Coalition

Planned Parenthood Advocates
Metro. Washington, D.C.

Elissa’s Priorities

You expect your taxes to pay for safe streets and neighborhoods, high-functioning public schools, housing that’s truly affordable, and a compassionate safety net. Elissa is focused on delivering results for D.C.’s working families.

A Track Record of Success

As an At-Large D.C. Councilmember and Chair of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Elissa will continue to hold D.C. government accountable to working families and local businesses. Here’s what she’s delivered for you:

Carlton M.

“Paid family medical leave helped me with past due bills that occurred when I was out of work.”

Amy Z.

“I’m really grateful to Elissa for passing D.C. paid family leave because it allowed me to stay home a little bit longer with my baby boy.”

Regina W.

“Thanks to Councilmember Elissa Silverman, we were able to get our unemployment funds very quickly.”

D.C. For All

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A People-Powered Campaign

“For years, Silverman has fought a nearly solitary battle to get at the D.C. Housing Authority’s alarming problems… Silverman is, going away, the most deserving of reelection. Her fight for better oversight of city government and housing programs alone is reason enough.”

Colbert I. King, Pulitzer-winning Columnist

Oct. 13, 2022

Help Fund Our People‑Powered Campaign

Elissa’s campaign is powered by grassroots supporters with an average donation of $62. Under D.C.’s Fair Elections program, contributions from D.C. residents are matched 5-to-1 and are limited to $100.


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