A question, then: would you find it problematic if a ten-month resident did run for ANC and won a…
David Ramos

I meant DC Council, you are correct. Anyone is welcome to run for local office with or without the permission of a Medium listicle; in your hypothetical, I can’t imagine someone who has lived in DC for just a year actually winning a run for local office without a modicum of humility and ability to listen to all residents, which is where the “get to know your neighbors” injunction comes in. I’m astonished that anyone has an issue with it. I probably won’t reply further here because I try to stay away from flea-picking back-and-forths on the public Internet, but you can find me on Twitter if you want to continue this conversation.

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