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Mayor Bowser to Be Sworn In as the First African American Woman to be Elected to Three, Four-year Terms as Mayor of an American City

Sunday, January 1, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, January 2 at 9:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be sworn in as the seventh elected Mayor of the District of Columbia and the first African American woman to ever be elected to three, four-year terms as mayor of an American city. The inauguration ceremony will also include the swearing in of Attorney General Brian Schwalb and members of the Council of the District of Columbia including Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.

Later in the day, Mayor Bowser will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners.

Monday, January 2 at 9:30 am     

Mayor Muriel Bowser   
Attorney General-Elect Brian Schwalb
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson
At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds
At-Large Councilmember-Elect Kenyan McDuffie
Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, Ward 1
Councilmember Charles Allen, Ward 6
Councilmember-Elect Matthew Frumin, Ward 3
Councilmember-Elect Zachary Parker, Ward 5

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
*Closest Metro Station: Mt. Vernon Square 7th Street-Convention Center Metro Station* 
*Closest Bikeshare Station: Convention Center / 7th & M Street NW*

Press interested in attending the event is asked to RSVP to [email protected].  

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN), or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter.   

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos