D.C. Councilmembers

Thirteen Members make up the Council: a representative elected from each of the eight wards; and five members, including the Chairman, elected at-large.


Led by the Chairman, the Council is working hard to improve the quality of life in the District by ensuring safer streets, developing a vibrant economy, implementing groundbreaking programs, and playing a critical role in maintaining the city’s fiscal health.

Chairman Phil Mendelson

Chair Pro Tempore

Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie