Carol Schwartz Former candidate for Mayor of Washington, D.C. Party Independent Elections and appointments Last election November 4, 2014 Term limits N/A Prior offices Washington D.C. City Council, At-large 1984-1988 and 1996-2008 Education Bachelor's University of Texas Personal Date of birth January 20, 1944 Place of birth Greenville, Mississippi Websites Campaign website Carol Schwartz
(b. January 20, 1944) was a
candidate for Mayor of
. She was an at-large member of the Washington D.C. City Council from 1984-1988 and 1996-2008. Schwartz previously ran for
of Washington D.C. on four different occassions: 1986, 1994, 1998 and 2002. As a city council member and as a mayoral candidate, Schwartz was a
, though for her 2014 mayoral run she registered as an
Schwartz was born in Greenville, Mississippi. She holds a B.A. in Elementary and Special Education from the University of Texas.
On her campaign website, Schwartz provided position papers on the following issues:
Washington, D.C. mayoral election, 2014 Washington, D.C. held mayoral elections on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on April 1. Muriel Bowser defeated incumbent Vincent Gray, Carlos Allen, Christian A. Carter, Jack Evans, Michael Green, Reta Jo Lewis, Vincent Orange, Luis Poblete, Frank Sewell, Andy Shallal, Octavia Wells and Tommy Wells in the Democratic primary. Faith was unopposed in the D.C. Statehood Green Party primary, while Bruce Majors was unopposed in the Libertarian primary.
In the general election, Bowser defeated face Faith, Majors,
David Catania (I), Nestor Djonkam (I) and Carol Schwartz (I).  
Mayor of Washington, D.C. General Election, 2014
Muriel Bowser 54.5%
Under and Over Votes
Source: Washington, D.C. Board of Elections - General Election Results
Washington D.C. Democratic Mayoral Primary Election Democratic Primary, 2014
Muriel Bowser 43.4%
Source: Washington D.C. Board of Elections
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Campaign Website "About," accessed on August 5, 2014
Washington Post "Carol Schwartz, former D.C. council member, launches independent mayoral campaign," June 9, 2014
Carol for DC, "About," accessed on September 24, 2014
District of Columbia Board of Elections, "Official primary candidate list," accessed June 16, 2014
District of Columbia Board of Elections, "Official primary election results," accessed June 16, 2014
Washington D.C. Board of Elections, "General Election Sample Ballot," accessed on October 13, 2014