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Election 2012

Virginia Election News

Candidate With His Own Criminal Record Lines Up For Joe Morrissey's Seat

Former Richmond, Virginia, mayor and ex-convict Leonidas Young is running to replace a Virginia lawmaker who was jailed recently after a sex scandal involving a teenager.

Herndon Weighs Moving Town Council Election To November

Lawmakers in Richmond are considering an effort to allow the town of Herndon to move its election from May to November.

Maryland Election News

For 'Senator Barb' And Maryland Politicians, The Future Is Wide Open

Sen. Barbara Mikulski hasn't made any plans yet for what she'll be doing in 2017. Meanwhile, Maryland's Republicans see an opportunity, and Democrats see a chance to reassert their dominance in the state.

Maryland To Bring Back Paper Ballots For 2016 Elections

All that is old is new again, as Maryland brings back paper ballots into its voting booths ahead of the next big elections in 2016.

DC Election News

D.C. Board Of Elections Audit Highlights Accessibility, Equipment Problems

An audit of the District's election on Nov. 4 found a number of problems, according to a new report, including outdated equipment and a lack of full accessibility for disabled voters.

Christopher Barry To Turn Himself In To Police Over Bank Outburst

Lawyers for the son of the late Marion Barry say he will turn himself over to police following an incident at a local bank in which he cursed at a teller and destroyed a security camera.

National Election News

Will The Shuffle In Maryland Politics Leave Democrats Vulnerable?

Some wonder whether a divisive primary could leave their party open to another Republican upset for a statewide seat.

Potential Shakeups Continue For Maryland's Senate Race

Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards is expected to join the contest for Barbara Mikulski's Senate seat, and Republican Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger says he's having conversations with aides about the race.