Even though 19 people have filed their intention to run for Harry Thomas Jr.’s Ward 5 seat on the D.C. Council, I’ve only seen one poster up everywhere—at least in my hood on the Bloomingdale/Truxton Circle border. It’s a colorful one from Delano Hunter, who had an unsuccessful run against Thomas in 2010.
Back then, Hunter was the favorite of the National Organization For Marriage (which, name notwithstanding, opposes marriage when it doesn’t involve a man and a woman). Today, he says he supports the District’s same sex marriage law.
Related: Mike DeBonis reports that Tim Day, another Thomas challenger and the guy who brought everyone’s attention to Thomas’s shady finances, has also entered the race.
Anyway, has anyone seen other posters up? Are they just not as eye-catching as Hunter’s?
Update: Bless Twitter. Martin Austermuhle and Jaime Fearer point out immediately that these posters are repurposed from Hunter’s run in 2010. Ah well! As Austermuhle says: “Crafty, financially sound and environmentally conscious!” I will ask how many Hunter has left over if his staffer calls me back.
Photo by Shani Hilton