And then there were 13, again. Kenyan McDuffie has won today’s Ward 5 special election to replace disgraced former Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
The unofficial results have McDuffie, an attorney and former policy advisor in Mayor Vince Gray‘s administration, winning in a landslide of 40 percent of the votes in a field of 11 candidates.
McDuffie won 4,085 votes. His next closest competitor, Delano Hunter, received 1,850 votes, or 20 percent of the vote. Frank Wilds rounds out the top three with 1,360 votes, or 15 percent of the vote.
Photo courtesy of McDuffie campaign