Courtney R. Snowden Files More Than 5,000 Signatures in Campaign for D.C. Council At-Large Seat

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Courtney R. Snowden Files More Than 5,000 Signatures in Campaign for D.C. Council At-Large Seat

This week, D.C. Council At-Large candidate, Courtney R. Snowden, submitted petitions to the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics office that will solidify her candidacy and put her on the November 4 general election ballot. The required number of signatures needed for the at-large council race is 3,000 signatures, from registered District voters. Snowden submitted more than 5,000 signatures.

Courtney Snowden

Courtney Snowden, D.C. Council At-Large Candidate

“Today’s petition filing marks the beginning of our campaign to move D.C. forward,” said Snowden. “Since the start of our campaign, we had one goal and that is to unite this city, neighborhood by neighborhood, to ensure that our city is leading from the front.”

Snowden a sixth-generation Washingtonian, a mom of a five-year-old boy, and a resident of the Deanwood community in Ward 7, announced her candidacy on June 16. The Victory Fund, the largest LGBT PAC in the nation, was the first group to endorse her.

“It’s time for our elected leadership on the D.C. Council to fight for progress, innovation, and solutions that are meaningful to not just a few of our city’s residents, but that improve the quality of life for all of us,” said Snowden.

Snowden also said, “I’m running to be a voice for the moms in this city tired of making the difficult decisions about where to educate their kids, the young person growing up in Stoddert Terrace who desires clean streets and vibrant, safe playgrounds, and to inspire those who have the most in and around our city to unite with us for a brighter, more prosperous city that we can be proud of for generations to come. Submitting these petitions today gives me hope that voters all over this city, corner to corner, see me as a fighter for them and stand with me in November to move D.C. forward, together.”