The Home Rule Charter, P. L.. 93-198, Section 401, (4), gave the Board of Elections the authority to pull lots, to ensure
staggered elections in the first Home Rule Election. Half of the terms lasted for four years, while the others lasted for two years.
| TWO YEAR TERMS|
|2 John Wilson|
|4 Arrington Dixon|
|7 Willie Hardy|
|8 James Coates|
| FOUR YEAR TERMS|
|1 David Clarke|
|3 Polly Shackleton|
|5 William Spaulding|
|6 Nadine Winter|
2. Special Election to fill remainder of Marion Barry’s term.
3. Special Election to fill remainder of Julius Hobson’s term.
4. Special Election to fill remainder of John Wilson’s term.
5.Special Election to fill remainder of Arrington Dixon’s unexpired term.