At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman Files Petitions for November General Election

Signature Collection Highlights Campaign’s Large Volunteer Base and Data-Driven Methodology WASHINGTON, D.C.— At-Large D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman, a two-term incumbent who is running for re-election, today filed the required number of signatures of registered voters with the D.C. Board of Elections to qualify for the November 8 general election ballot.  Silverman’s campaign collected 4,047 signatures […]

Now Hiring: Campaign Manager for At-Large D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman

Location: Washington, DC Compensation: $1500–$2500/week, depending on experience. Timeline: Full time from start through November 15. Elissa Silverman is running for her third term as an Independent At-Large DC Councilmember ( She has focused her career on making the District and its government accountable, responsive and accessible to residents. She currently serves as the chair […]

Washington City Paper: Silverman Bill Would Establish Rights and Protections For Domestic Workers

Nearly three months to the day since At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman announced the Domestic Worker Employment Rights Amendment Act of 2022, the Committee on Labor & Workforce Development, which she chairs, is holding a public hearing on the legislation. The bill would grant the approximately 9,000 domestic workers in D.C. protections against workplace discrimination and exploitation. On Thursday at […]

Introducing Franselene Clark, Elissa’s 2022 Campaign Chairwoman

Asking questions of developers and making sure their real estate projects include deeply affordable housing is something Elissa and I have in common. In fact, it’s how we met! Let me introduce myself: I’m Franselene Clarke. I’m a U.S. Navy veteran, a registered nurse, a super-proud Ward 8 homeowner, a wife, a mom, and the […]