At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman Files Appeal to D.C. Campaign Finance Ruling

Asks Elections Board to Hold Hearing & Reverse Ruling Based on Plain Reading of Law WASHINGTON, D.C.— At-Large D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman earlier this afternoon filed an appeal to the D.C. Board of Elections, arguing a D.C. Office of Campaign Finance order improperly interpreted D.C. law regarding allowable campaign expenditures. A copy of the appeal […]

Media Advisory: Councilmember Silverman and Campaign Chair Speak About Alarming HUD Report on DCHA

Report reveals deeply concerning failures in oversight, safety, and management.  OCTOBER 9, 2022 (WASHINGTON) – The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 72-page report on the D.C. Housing Authority (DCHA) revealed deeply alarming and severe deficiencies in the D.C. housing agency’s ability to provide safe and affordable housing to our most vulnerable D.C. […]

Elissa Silverman Endorsed by City’s Largest Public Sector Employee Union, AFSCME District Council 20

Silverman’s efforts to support D.C.’s working families “stands as a model for others.” At-Large D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I) has earned the endorsement of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 20, the city’s largest public sector employee union, for the November 8, 2022, general election. “Your efforts and support for […]

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 […]