Mendelson Elected as Interim Chair by Council Colleagues

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in

“Mendelson was selected as the chair by an 11-1 vote. [ Vote takes place as 1:33 mark ] … In his fourth term, Mendelson was considered to be the certain choice going into the vote. … Several councilmembers have said the careful, self-effacing Mendelson will provide the steady leadership the legislative body needs.” Read full ...

Mendelson — favorite for interim DC Council chairman

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 in

“D.C. Council members are rallying behind a quiet, deliberative colleague to fill the role on an interim basis. … Phil Mendelson, a Democrat serving his fourth term as an at-large member, is the favorite to become interim chairman when the council meets on Wednesday. And he plans to run for the position in a special ...