Electoral history of Marion Barry

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The electoral history of Marion Barry:

District of Columbia School Board, General Election, 1971[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry 24,434 58%
Democratic Anita Allen 14,308 34%
Democratic Ira Mosley 2,113 5%
Socialist Workers Keith Jones 989 2%
  • November 5, 1974– elected at-large council member[2] (creation of council, short term[3])
Council of the District of Columbia, At-Large, Democratic Primary Election, 1976[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry 19,272 73%
Democratic John G. Martin 7,003 27%
  • November 2, 1976– reelected at-large council member
Mayor of the District of Columbia, Democratic Primary Election, 1978[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 32,841 35%
Democratic Sterling Tucker 31,277 33%
Democratic Walter Washington 29,881 32%
Mayor of the District of Columbia, General Election, 1978[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 71,373 71%
Republican Arthur A. Fletcher 27,965 28%
Mayor of the District of Columbia, Primary Election, 1982[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 54,638 58%
Democratic Patricia Roberts Harris 33,282 35%
Democratic John Ray 3,266 3%
Democratic Charlene Drew Jarvis 2,711 3%
Mayor of the District of Columbia, General Election, 1982[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion S. Barry 93.364 81%
Republican E. Brooke Lee 16,208 14%
Independent Dennis S. Sobin 2,624 2%
Socialist Workers Glenn B. White 1,445 1%
Write-in 1,658 1%
Mayor of the District of Columbia, General Election, 1986[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 79,142 61%
Republican Carol Schwartz 42,354 33%
Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 8, Primary Election, 1992[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 6,512 71%
Democratic Wilhelmina J. Rolark 1,908 21%
Democratic Ab Jordan 617 7%
Democratic Charles Chuck Dixon 170 2%
Democratic Write-in 12 0%%
Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 8, General Election, 1992[11][12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 13,796 90%
Independent Richard Miller 874 6%
Republican W. Cardell Shelton 423 3%
Nonpartisan Write in 245 2%
Mayor of the District of Columbia, Democratic Primary Election, 1994[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 66,777 47%
Democratic John Ray 52.088 37%
Democratic Sharon Pratt Kelly 18,717 13%
Democratic Otis Holloman Troupe 1,897 1%
Mayor of the District of Columbia, General Election, 1994[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry Jr. 102,884 56%
Republican Carol Schwartz 76,902 42%
Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 8, Democratic Primary Election, 2004[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry 5,022 58%
Democratic Sandy (Sandra) Allen 412 25%
Democratic William O. Lockridge 638 7%
Democratic "S.S." (Sandra Seegars) 412 5%
Democratic Jacque D. Patterson 350 4%
Democratic Joyce Scott 78 1%
Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 8, General Election, 2004[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry 19,333 95%
Republican Cardell Shelton 861 4%
Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 8, Democratic Primary Election, 2008[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry 4,359 77%
Democratic Charles Wilson 622 11%
Democratic 'S.S.' Sandra Seegars 498 9%
Democratic Howard Brown 67 1%
Democratic Braxton-Jones 31 1%
Council of the District of Columbia, Ward 8, General Election, 2008[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marion Barry 24,524 92%
Independent Darrell Danny Gaston 1,137 4%
Independent Yavocka Young 1,010 4%


References[edit]

  1. ^ Prince, Richard E. (November 3, 1971). "Mrs. Allen, Allies Lose D.C. Vote". The Washington Post. 
  2. ^ District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. "Historical Elected Officials: At-Large Member of the Council of the District of Columbia". Archived from the original on 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  3. ^ District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. "Historical Elected Officials: Length of Initial Terms Following First Home Rule Election". Archived from the original on 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  4. ^ "Vote Totals In Council Race". The Washington Post. September 25, 1976. p. A8. 
  5. ^ Valentine, Paul W. (September 28, 1978). "Mayor Says Barry Won D.C. Vote". The Washington Post. p. C1. 
  6. ^ "Barry Gets 71 Pct. for Mayor of D.C.". Youngstown Vindicator, via Google News. Associated Press. November 8, 1978. 
  7. ^ "Barry Wins D.C. Election". The Baltimore Afro-American. September 25, 1982. p. 14. 
  8. ^ "District of Columbia Mayor". The Washington Post. November 3, 1982. p. A36. 
  9. ^ "Barry Scores Easily to Keep Mayor Post". The Free Lance-Star, via Google News (Fredericksburg, Virginia). Associated Press. November 5, 1986. 
  10. ^ "Council Primary Election, September 15, 1992, Final and Complete Election Results" (pdf). District of Columbia Board of Ethics and Elections. September 25, 1992. 
  11. ^ "Council Primary Election, September 15, 1992, Final and Complete Election Results" (pdf). District of Columbia Board of Ethics and Elections. September 25, 1992. 
  12. ^ "Barry Easily Wins Seat on City Council". The New York Times. November 4, 1992. 
  13. ^ "Final and Complete Election Results". District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. 1994-09-23. 
  14. ^ "Final and Complete Election Results". District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. 1994-11-18. 
  15. ^ "Certified Results". District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. 2004-09-14. 
  16. ^ "Certified Summary Results" (PDF). District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. 2004-11-18. 
  17. ^ "General Election 2008: Certified Results". District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. September 26, 2008. 
  18. ^ "General Election 2008: Certified Results". District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. November 24, 2008.