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D.C. Libertarian Won't Win Mayor's Race, But Says That's Not The Point

Bruce Majors is a Libertarian running for D.C. mayor, but says that winning isn't something he expects — or thinks is necessary.
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D.C.'s Marijuana Initiative Gets Voters Talking

Initiative 71, which would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, was on the ballot today in D.C. The controversial issue prompted a lot of responses from voters. Here are a few.
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Are Young People Rocking The Vote In The District?

Young people aren't known for voting in numbers, but there are some factors that may contribute to young people rocking the vote in D.C. this Election Day.

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D.C. Council Hopefuls Not Letting Current Election Get In Way Of Plans For Next

The results aren't even in for the D.C. mayoral race, but some hopeful candidates are already jockeying to replace Muriel Bowser on the D.C. Council.
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All Eyes Are On The D.C. Board Of Elections Tuesday

The D.C. Board of Elections has developed a reputation for discrepancies, mistakes and delays. Will things be better in D.C. this Election Day?

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Marijuana Legalization Approved By D.C. Voters, Next Heads To Congress

D.C. voters on Tuesday approved a ballot initiative legalizing the possession of marijuana, joining a growing number of other jurisdictions across the country that are loosening once-punitive drug laws.
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Opponents Of Pot Legalization Say They're Not Drug Warriors

Opponents of a ballot initiative that would legalize possession of pot in D.C. say that while decriminalization was OK, legalization would be one step too far.
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Officer Appointed To Monitor Integrity Of D.C. Election

U.S. Attorney Ron Machine has appointed an Election Day monitor to keep an eye on allegations of intimidation, ballot stuffing, or any other electoral impropriety.
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Walkability Advocates Want To Hold D.C. Mayoral Candidates Accountable

A new pedestrian safety group All Walks DC gives high marks to the District's two leading mayoral candidates, but they also plan to hold the winner accountable.

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Early Ballots Up 50 Percent Over Primary In D.C.

The D.C. Board of Elections says more than 25,000 D.C. residents cast early ballots in the city.

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