Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 2, 2010 District of Columbia General Election

Candidates for At-Large Member Of The Council, District of Columbia

Richard Urban - I
Phil Mendelson - D
David A. Catania - I
David Schwartzman - DCG
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Phil Mendelson
David Schwartzman
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
DC Education, a General Statement
Jobs & Economy
DC's Economy, a General Statement
DC's Unemployment & Jobs
Stimulating DC's Economy
D.C. United Stadium
DC Police Accountability
DC Government and Agencies, a General Statement
DC Statehood
Green Card Holders Allowed To Vote
Campaign Finance Reform
DC Voting and Election Reform
DC Campaign Spending Limits
DC Campaign Contribution Limits
Public Funding of DC Political Campaigns
DC Soft-money Political Contributions
DC Seizing Property by Eminent Domain
DC's Transportation, a General Statement
Guaranteed Funding for Metro
Reducing Traffic Congestion
District of Columbia Taxes, a General Statement
Health Care
Health Care, a General Statement
DC's Environment, a General Statement
Conserving Energy
DC's Aging Water System Infrastructure
Global Warming and Climate Change
DC Greenhouse-gas Emission Limits
DC Neighborhoods, a General Statement
DC's Trees, Parks and Open Spaces
Development and New Soccer Stadium in Poplar Point
Closing Beach Drive to Traffic Beyond Weekends & Holidays
DC Energy, a General Statement
DC Business, a General Statement
Encouragements for Locally Owned Businesses
DC Crime, a General Statement
Gay Rights, a General Statement
DC Criminal Justice System, a General Statement
DC Prisons
Minority Incarceration
Voting Rights for X-Felons
Death Penalty
DC Wages, a General Statement
DC Minimum Wage
DC's Wage Gap between Rich and Poor
Marijuana, a General Statement
Cigarettes, a General Statement
Restrictions on Smoking in Public Places

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