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Councimembers Marion Barry (D-Ward 8), center, and Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), center right, listen as Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray delivers his concession speech on election night at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill after losing to Muriel Bowser, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, left, stops to speak to Councimembers Marion Barry (D-Ward 8), center, and Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), center right, as he arrives to deliver his concession speech on election night at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill after losing to Muriel Bowser, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) speaks to members of the media at Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's primary election night party at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) speaks to members of the media at Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's primary election night party at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 8), center, and Chair Pro Tempore Kenyan McDuffie, center right, sit as supporters applaud Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray as he gives the 2014 State of the District Address at Kelly Miller Middle School in Northeast a day after federal prosecutors accused Gray of knowing of and personally seeking illegal funs from Jeffrey Thompson do run an illegal "Shadow Campaign" during his run for mayor four years ago, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilwoman Yvette Alexander (Ward 7) speaks out against a proposed marijuana decriminalization bill to reporters before a Committee of the Whole Meeting at the Wilson Building, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, February 4, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. City Councilmember Yvette Alexander (Ward 7), center, walks in the Palisades July 4th Parade, Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 4, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. City Councilmember Yvette Alexander (Ward 7), center, walks in the Palisades July 4th Parade, Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 4, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. City Councilmember Yvette Alexander (Ward 7), center, walks in the Palisades July 4th Parade, Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 4, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander, Ward 7 Democrat, casts her vote at the Randle-Highlands Elementary School precinct in Southeast on Tuesday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D. C. Council member Yvette Alexander (left), Ward 7 Democrat, and challenger Tom Brown (right) chat with supporters and passing voters at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Washington as the nation's capital holds its primary election on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander, Ward 7 Democrat, casts her ballot at the Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington as the nation's capital holds its primary election on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander arrives to vote at her Ward 7 precinct at Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington as the nation's capital holds its primary election on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Ward 7 resident Dawn Matthews, left, and her assistant Kemry Hughes look over what they consider to be suspect petition signatures collected to add Yvette Alexander's name to the ballot for Ward 7 council. Ms. Matthews and Mr. Hughes were part of a D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics hearing Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in Washington, D.C. Ms. Matthews is asking that Ms. Alexander's name be removed from the ballot. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Yvette Alexander (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Ronald Moten (The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander was cleared of wrongdoing by the Office of Campaign Finance but unexamined expenditures by her constitutent-services fund keep questions - and the possibility of an appeal to the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics - alive.

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Frank Smith, founder and executive director of the African American Civil War Museum, along with Yvette Alexander (right), cuts the ribbon to the entrance of the museum's new location on Vermont Ave Northwest in Washington on Monday, July 18, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)