Monday, November 5, 2018

Our candidates

Martin Moulton for Mayor.  
Mr. Moulton is a long-term resident and homeowner in the Shaw neighborhood.  Educated at Dartmouth College, a former digital editor at Roll Call, Moulton is a consultant and school choice activist, a dedicated cyclist and volunteer with local bicycle associations.  You can follow him at his twitter feed.  Moulton's 2016 campaign received 18,000 votes and re-won the right of D.C. voters to register as Libertarians.  You can follow Martin on twitter or email him.

Bruce Majors for Delegate.  
Mr. Majors has lived in the D.C. area since 1980 and has been a West End resident since 2001.  Educated at the University of Chicago and American University, Mr. Majors is a realtor and writer who has written for the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Des Moines Register, The Hill, the National Interest, The Federalist, the Daily Caller, Libertarian Review, and reason magazine.  Majors recruited candidates to run for office in 2012, 2014, and 2016.  His first local political activism was working on the campaigns of Democrat Jack Evans and Libertarian Nancy Lord in the 1990s.  Majors 2012 campaign earned 16,000 votes and won D.C. voters the right to register as Libertarians.  You can follow Bruce on twitter or email him.

Joe Henchman for Attorney General.  
Mr. Henchman is a tax policy analyst with a non-profit foundation.  A resident of Eckington, Joe has testified or presented to officials in 36 states, testified before Congress six times, and has written over 75 major studies on tax policy. He holds a law degree from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.
In 2010, he was identified in State Tax Notes as among four people who “will likely dominate the field in the next 10 years,” and the Tax Foundation’s state policy program was honored as most influential in state tax policy by State Tax Notes for 2011, 2012, and 2013. His expertise has been cited by the Economist, the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalUSA Today, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun, the Orange County Register, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Christian Science Monitor, CNN, NPR, ABC News, Bloomberg, C-SPAN, CNBC, Fox, ForbesFortuneGoverningBarron’sKiplinger’sStateline, Reuters, the Associated Press, and by 24 law review articles.
He is the author of a book on distinguishing taxes from fees and the co-author of books on tax policy in North CarolinaNebraska, and Nevada. His article Why the Quill Physical Presence Rule Shouldn’t Go the Way of Personal Jurisdiction has been cited as a “spirited defense” of keeping tax jurisdiction based on physical presence. In his pre-DC life before joining the Tax Foundation in 2005, he worked in the historic 2003 California recall election as press/policy aide to gubernatorial candidate and former baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth, helped organize rallies against wasteful spending and the curfew law in his native San Diego County, and interned with the Office of the DC Attorney General, Citizens Against Government Waste, and University of California outreach in California’s Central Valley. His college activities included the Cal Libertarians and student government, and his law school activities included student government, Lambda Law, and the Federalist Society. You can email him.

Ethan Bishop-Henchman for City Council Chairman.  Mr. Bishop-Henchman has worked as an operations manager for non-profit groups and is an Eckington resident.

(Though this website provides information on all four candidates, they each have their own campaign issues and positions.)

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