Elissa Silverman is standing up for

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Meet Elissa

Elissa has spent her career making D.C. government work better for working families. As a reporter, budget advocate, and At-Large D.C. Councilmember, 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-functioning 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:

Metro Washington Labor Council

Washington Teachers’ Union

Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund

Int’l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Local 26

District of Columbia Nurses Association

Greater Greater Washington

National Nurses United
Organizing Committee

United Food & Commercial Workers
Local 400

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:

D.C. For All

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A People-Powered Campaign

Every day I work hard to make D.C. government work for you. You expect your taxes to pay for:

  • safe streets and neighborhoods
  • high-performing public schools
  • housing that’s truly affordable 
  • a compassionate safety net

So do I! I ask for your vote to spend four more years standing up for D.C. working families and small businesses, asking tough questions, and challenging the status quo.

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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