Biddle Becomes Temporary Member of the D.C. Council

January 13, 2011  |  

(Washington Informer) — The temporary at-large council member position has been filled by a member of the District of Columbia’s board of education who has strong ties to the chairman of the D.C. Council.  On Thu., Jan. 6, the D.C. Democratic State Committee selected D.C. Board of Education member Sekou Biddle of Ward 4 in Northwest to take the at-large seat that was vacated by Kwame Brown, who was elected as the chairman of the D.C. Council on Tue., Nov. 2, 2010. Biddle won the contest on the third ballot, defeating former D.C. Council member Vincent Orange of Ward 5, 40-31.

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