Vincent Orange Wins DC Council At-Large Seat
Democrat Vincent Orange will be DC's new at-large city council member.
For Immediate Release: April 26, 2011 at 11:17 pm
He captured 28 percent of the vote in Tuesday's special election.
Nine candidates were vying to fill the seat vacated by Kwame Brown when he became council chairman, including Democrat Sekou Biddle, who held the seat on an interim basis, and State Board of Education member Patrick Mara, the only Republican in the race.
[Taken from WUSA/AP, April 2011]
The Orange Vision
Vincent's vision for Washington, DC, is that of a world-class city operating at its fullest potential. An extremely vibrant city that continues to beckon individuals, couples and families to live in, visit and experience its culture, arts, restaurants, retail, entertainment, sports venues, neighborhoods and tourism. More
Get to Know Vincent
As an attorney and certifiedpublic accountant, Vincent Orange has the skillset DC needs to make the citygreat again. In his earlier tenure on the DC Council, Vincent helped the cityturn a $518 million deficit into a $1.6 billion surplus reserve. Sincere-joining the DC Council last year, he has been at the forefront of efforts torestore ethical integrity to the Council, root out government waste, providejobs and continue education reform.More