Anita Bonds Wins At-Large DC Council Race

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Council woman Anita Bonds won theD.C. Council at-large special election with 32 percent of the vote.

Elissa Silverman followed with 27.5 percent and Republican Patrick came in with 22.7 percent of the vote.

Bonds iscurrentlythe interim At-Large Council member. In December, the DC Democratic State Committee selected Bonds--the committee's chairwoman since 2006--to temporarily fill Phil Mendelson's seat pending the special election.

She has the support of Democratic council members Jack Evans (Ward 2), Muriel Bowser (Ward 4), Vincent Orange (At-Large), and Marion Barry (Ward 8).

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