2019 exec candidates
A Candidate Forum was held 5 PM Saturday, May 11 at the Friends Meeting House. Nominations for all open positions were accepted until 8:00pm on May 12. Metro DC DSA’s election rules require each nominee to receive 5 nominations by chapter members in good standing (self-nominations count!) to qualify as a candidate.
The following candidates have received the requisite number of nominations and accepted their candidacy:
Steering Committee At-Large Candidates
G. Paul Blundell, Cassandra C, Benjamin Davis, Zachary Eldredge , Chip Gibbons, Elizabeth Golden, Stuart Karaffa, Irene Koo, Kim Lehmkuhl, Drew-Marie Lewis, Aaron Marks, Gabriel Rodriguez, Nate S, Eric Sommers, Danny Turkel, Brian Wivell.
Cliff Walker Green January 9 2019.
Abolish ICE Protests covered by Media Matters
In August 2018, Media Matters covered Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America-led protests against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office for the D.C. area, located in Fairfax, VA. Six members were arrested. Interviewees included Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America members Matt Shields (arrested), Irene Koo (arrested), Jesse Rabinowitz (arrested), Hailey Huget (arrested), Deidre Nelms (arrested), Austin Kendall, Jace Smith (arrested), and Arjun Comar.