December 9, 2019 | For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, DC — In response to mounting evidence that DC Councilmember Jack Evans committed serious ethical violations and abused the public’s trust as an elected official in the District of Columbia, the DC Democratic Party passed a resolution urging Evans to step down as the Party’s National Committeeman during its general body meeting on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The resolution, proposed by Ward 6 Committeewoman Wendy Cronin and seconded by Ward 3 Committeeman Beau Finley, passed overwhelmingly by voice vote.
Chairman Charles Wilson released the following statement in response to the resolution’s passing:
“We do not take joy in this outcome. However, considering the serious allegations levied against Councilmember Evans, I am calling on him to resign his National Committeeman post immediately to avoid further distractions to the Party. I know the Councilmember will do the right thing and step down to focus on his career and family.”
Chartered by the Democratic National Committee as the elected representatives of the Democratic voters in the District of Columbia, the DC Democratic State Committee provides input in the affairs of the Democratic Party at the block, precinct, state, and national level by ensuring, preserving, and protecting the principles of Democracy, freedom, equality, and service for the common good through political action for good government, fair elections, quality elected officials, strong and vibrant communities, the election of a Democratic nominee for President of the United States, and voting rights and statehood for DC. Find out more about what the DC Democratic Party is doing at www.dcdemocraticparty.org.