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Storify: Rolling Precinct Figures From D.C. Primary

The District of Columbia's April 3 primary election includes presidential, congressional and Council seats. In the D.C. Council races, there will be elections for an at-large member, and members representing Wards 2, 4, 7 and 8. Find out where to vote and check your registration status.

  • At-Large race: Vincent Orange, Dr. Rev. E. Gail Anderson Holness, Peter Shapiro, Sekou Biddle
  • Ward 4: Judi Jones, Max Skolnik, Baruti Jani, Renee L. Bowser, Calvin "Gurley", Muriel E. Bowser
  • Ward 7: Kevin B. Chavous, Tom Brown, William Rev. Bill Bennett II, Yvette M. Alexander, Monica L. Johnson, Dorothy Douglas
  • Ward 8: Marion Barry, Jacque D. Patterson, Darrell Danny Gaston, Natalie Williams, S.S. Sandra Seegars

Before the polls close at 8 p.m., here are the latest rolling precinct numbers, via Twitter:

 

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'The Wake' Is An Unlikely Hit In An Imaginary Language

Paul Kingsnorth self-published The Wake, his tale of the 11th-century Norman conquest of England, written in a pastiche of Old and modern English — and was startled when it became a smash hit.
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Farmworkers See Jobs, Earnings Shrivel In California Drought

More than 21,000 are out of work this year from California's drought, a study says. The majority are farmworkers, and those lucky enough to have a job are often working longer hours for less money.
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The Politics Hour - August 28, 2015

We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.

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New Tesla Breaks Consumer Reports' Ratings Scale, Bolsters Company's Stock

"It kind of broke the system," says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine's auto test division. Tesla's stock rose 8 percent Thursday.

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