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Election 2012

Virginia Election News

Jailed Politician Morrissey Wins Virginia Special Election

Joe Morrissey traveled from jail to be sworn in to his House of Delegates seat on Wednesday.

Comstock's Virginia House Seat Goes To Democrat

Kathleen Murphy defeated Craig Parisot in a special election Tuesday.

Maryland Election News

Leggett Calls For New Montgomery County Transit Authority

Democrat Isiah Leggett was sworn in to his third term is Montgomery County executive on Monday, and he outlined a new plan to tackle the county's transit challenges.

The New, Youthful Face Of The Ocean City Council

Matthew James is not just the youngest member ever elected on the Ocean City Council at 21, but he was also the top vote-getter this election year.

DC Election News

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.

This Week On Metro Connection: The 51st State, Or The Last Colony?

Metro Connection marks the 40th anniversary of home rule in D.C. What's next in the push for voting rights and statehood?

National Election News

Listen: D.C. Election Analysis From WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden

WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and Matt McCleskey discussed the upcoming D.C. elections during Morning Edition.

Voting In Virginia? Don't Forget Your ID

Virginia election officials are working overtime to make sure voters meet new requirements at the polls.