How to Vote in Southwest

By Southwester Staff D.C. voters will head to the polls soon, but with expanded early voting and vote-by-mail options. Many of the District’s residents will have their vote tallied before the final election day, Nov. 3. “The Southwester” hopes you will take a moment to review the following procedures to make sure you get your […]

Meet the Candidates

Meet the At-Large Councilmember Candidates at a virtual event available on YouTube and Facebook Live (you must have a Facebook account). Log-in information will be announced on the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA) events page at SWNA.org one week prior to the event. Guests will have an opportunity to ask questions using the chat function to […]

Voter Registration Drive

There will be a voter registration drive on Wednesday Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., outside the James Creek Resident Council office (100 N St SW), held in conjunction with the Food Bank distribution that day. The registration drive is organized by Westminster Presbyterian Church with the help of the D.C. Board of Elections. Come register […]

D.C.’s Norton Scores Victory to Clean up the Anacostia in Water Infrastructure Bil

By Southwester Staff The District’s tireless Congresswoman and champion, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced in July that she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), a major water infrastructure bill, a provision that would help accelerate the cleanup of harmful sediments in and around the federal navigation channel […]