The D.C. for the People Guide to Early Voting

Through Friday, you can vote early at One Judiciary Square from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m, with locations expanding to eight additional locations (one per Ward) beginning on Saturday. Here’s what you can do to help:

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As Early Voting Begins, We Go Into High Gear

As we have since the campaign began, D.C. for the People has been out in numbers at events all over the District to spread the word about Eugene and our unique, progressive, people-first agenda for our community.

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Three Special Events Coming Up

The power of this campaign, D.C. for the people, and the excite around Eugene has created some unique opportunities for us to engage with people within the movements for social change and build relationships with artists of conscience. Please join us for the following fundraisers/benefits that show that this truly is a campaign for a D.C. for the People.

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New Video on the #FightFor15 -- #WhyNotDC?

Hot off the presses and in honor of our monthly storm to demand #15Now, check out this video featuring Eugene talking about the $15/hour minimum wage and the need to have a true living wage in D.C. Watch now!

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Just Three Weeks Left!

As Election Day draws nearer, we work harder and go faster. This election is looking more and more like a race to the finish, and we plan to keep picking up speed!

Last week is a good example of what makes us unique: Between debates, outreach at festivals and other speaking engagements, we just made a bigger impression the more that there was to do.

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New White Paper: Benefitting Small Businesses in a D.C. for the People

The past 10 years have been a period of highs and lows for small businesses in Washington, D.C. In general, small business growth has been rising and fairly resilient to the pressures of the crisis in the worldwide economy. Since 2003, growth of businesses with 5-49 employees (which admittedly is not the most precise measurement) has trended upwards. Since 2010, small business growth has exceeded both Virginia and the national average.

That being said, there are a number of important caveats. There is no one-size-fits-all “small business” policy, because small businesses differ so widely. For example, the fairly rapid changes in neighborhood composition can and do facilitate the growth of new small businesses, but can hamper or drive out others who catered to a different subset of the population. Further rapid development can increase property taxes, hurting businesses that are not a part of particular developments.

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As the Time Gets Shorter, We Get More Powerful

There are just 27 days left until Election Day, and we’re doing everything we can so that D.C. for the People becomes a reality. District residents are at a crossroads—to make D.C. a place where hard-working people can live comfortably, or to stand by and let developers make D.C. a playground for the super-rich. Eugene and the campaign have been attending events and doing outreach every day, standing with the people of D.C.

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A jam-packed weekend is ahead -- join us!

We've been working hard on this campaign, going far and going fast. But Saturday is one month from Election Day, and that means that it's time to work even harder!

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We're Picking up Speed -- Come Be a Part of It!

With only 32 days until Election Day, D.C. for the People is shifting into overdrive. Every day between now and Nov. 4, Eugene and campaign volunteers will be out and about reaching voters and communities across the District.

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Eugene speaks to students at Roosevelt STAY

On Wednesday September 25th Eugene was privileged to speak before a DC History class at Roosevelt S.T.A.Y. High School about Statehood. 

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