Endorsements: People Over Politics
"Mr. Goodwin understands government but would also bring a needed business perspective to the council on issues such as workforce development, the needs of small businesses and affordable housing. He is thoughtful about racial inequalities in law enforcement and would be a constructive voice in the debate over reshaping police and public safety."
Sep 26, 2020
Former Mayor & Current Ward 7 Councilmember
"Marcus knows firsthand the challenges that District residents face. Marcus's experience, knowledge and work ethic are right for these difficult times."
Former At-Large Councilmember
"I know Marcus will fight to keep DC residents safe, support our communities during this pandemic, and bring a thoughtful approach to legislating on the Council."
Former Ward 4 Councilmember
"Marcus Goodwin has the professional experience to equitably grow our economy; and improve our student outcomes by investing more resources in eliminating the digital divide, starting in the earliest years. That is why he has my support."
Former Ward 1 Councilmember
"Marcus has grown into a dedicated, motivated and gifted talent -- he will serve the District well and that is why he has my support."
US Congressman (MD -7)
"Marcus will fight to build a more equitable economy where everyone can get ahead, regardless of their zip code, surname or background."
The Georgetowner Newspaper
"Goodwin has business experience and is fully informed on issues like affordable housing and public safety."
Teamsters Local 639
"Marcus will bring new, balanced leadership to the Council and a keen understanding of the issues facing our most vulnerable communities."
"He is a DC native and cares deeply about the quality of life issues that his family and all families face in our wonderful and diverse city."
"Marcus has an excellent track record of doing right by others."
- Billy Fitzgerald
"He cares about the people and wants a better future for all of DC."
- Thomas Alford
"He is a smart caring person - the type of person who we need on the Council."
- Timothy Aluise
"Cares about people and local businesses, understands we are all neighbors working and living together"
- David Winer
"Marcus will keep people safe, get us through this pandemic"
- Abdur-Rahim Briggs
"Marcus is a rare and humble talent who will shape a better future for this city for years to come."
- David Perlin
"Marcus brings important new ideas from his experience growing up in our city."
- Addison Smith
"Marcus is high energy and high integrity. He will help DC through a complex crisis with great social responsibility and business acumen."
- Ted Leonsis
Former Ward 7 Councilmember
"Marcus Goodwin embodies a new generation of leaders who will focus on responsible stewardship of the budget and the education of our young people, while also addressing social and economic injustices."