Early Voting For D.C. Primary Starts Monday, Delayed Due To Snow | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Early Voting For D.C. Primary Starts Monday, Delayed Due To Snow

Play associated audio
Early voting begins on Monday, come snow or shine.
Justin Grimes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/notbrucelee/5139407571/
Early voting begins on Monday, come snow or shine.

Early voting begins today for D.C.'s mayoral primary, but on a delay after this morning's snow storm.

For the next five days, early voting can only take place at the One Judiciary Square building in northwest D.C., which is located at 441 Fourth Street. And at least for Monday, they have a delayed opening at 10 a.m. to accommodate the winter weather.

Then on Saturday March 22, the city will open up a dozen more early voting centers around the city. The centers will be open from 8:30 a.m. in the morning to 7 pm.

While the mayor's race commands most of the attention, there are other important primary elections on the ballot, including the D.C. Council Chairman's seat and half the spots on the D.C. Council.

The city's delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives is also up, as well as the city's shadow representatives on Capitol Hill — these are the elected, unpaid officials who while not technically seated in the house or senate, advocate for voting rights in D.C.

Early voting ends on March 29. Election Day for the primary is April 1.

NPR

Diversity Sells — But Hollywood Remains Overwhelmingly White, Male

Women and minorities continue to be under-represented on TV and in film, both behind and in front of the camera, according to a new study — even though diverse films and shows make more money.
NPR

Silly, Saucy, Scary: Photos Show The Many Faces Of Ugly Fruit

Wonky produce can take on absurdly entertaining shapes. But one food activist says learning to love these crazy contours is key to stopping mounds of food waste.
NPR

Is The Battle Won And Done For Those Who Fought For Net Neutrality?

In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.
NPR

A Neuroscientist Weighs In: Why Do We Disagree On The Color Of The Dress?

Robert Siegel speaks with Dr. Bevil Conway, a neuroscientist at Wellesley College, about the dress that has the whole Internet asking: What color is it?

Leave a Comment

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