Advisory Neighborhood Commissions are the most locally elected body in the District. They advise the executive, and independent agencies like the Zoning Commission, as it regards planning, programs and other major decisions that will affect DC neighborhoods and citywide policies. ANC’s were created by the DC Home Rule Act.
ANC NOMINATING PETITIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. PICK ONE UP TODAY.
There are more than 300+ ANC Commissioners that sit on almost 40 ANC Commissions, citywide. Each ANC Commissioner represents about 2,000 people, your neighbors. It is a 2-year term & commitment to represent your Single Member District. Who is your ANC? Find out here, or here.
FIND OUT MORE & RUN FOR ANC IN 2018!
Allies are hosting training sessions for new ANC candidates that are worth checking out if you’re passionate about transit justice, housing justice, or economic justice:
Sunday, July 15: Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America is having their session: https://www.meetup.com/mdcdsa/events/251780758/
Nominating petitions will be made available by the Board of Elections on Monday, July 9. You’ll need to collect 25 verifiable signatures of registered DC voters in your single member district. Standard practice is to collect 2-3 times that amount to account for any errors. Petitions are due to the BOE by Wednesday, August 8th, to get on the ballot.