D.C. Extends Hours For Early Voting | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

D.C. Extends Hours For Early Voting

Play associated audio
Early voting hours in D.C. have been extended to 9 p.m.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vox_efx/3002776434/
Early voting hours in D.C. have been extended to 9 p.m.

The District's early-voting polling locations have been shut down all week because of Hurricane Sandy. So, starting Friday, the polls will now close at 9 p.m., giving voters an extra two hours to cast a ballot.

The city has opened up an early voting center in each of the eight wards, but elections officials say voters can use any of the locations to cast a ballot; it does not have to be in a voter's home ward.

On Election Day, however, voters will need to go to their specific polling precinct. Early voting in D.C. closes on Saturday.

NPR

How To Sell Diverse Books: A Bookstore Owner's Advice

It's not news that the publishing world isn't very diverse. But over on the other side of the industry, how do owners of neighborhood bookstores try to sell books for or about people of color?
NPR

Can Quinoa Take Root On The 'Roof Of The World'?

Quinoa, once a homebody crop, crossed the Atlantic for the first time this century. Now the Food and Agriculture Organization has a hunch it can thrive in Central and Southwest Asia.
NPR

North Carolina Senate Race Shapes Up As Unpopularity Contest

One of the most expensive Senate races this year is in North Carolina, where Democratic incumbent Kay Hagen is trying to keep her job. Her approval numbers are dismal, but so are those for her GOP opponent, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis.
NPR

Islamic State Uses Online Strategies To Get Its Message Out

Experts say the videotaped killing of journalist James Foley is part of a broader propaganda strategy by Islamist militants. The group, the Islamic State, has become a master of the video medium.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.