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Poll: Some Voters Find D.C.'s Closed Primary System Unfair

The District of Columbia has a long history of closed primaries, but many D.C. voters surveyed for a recent poll said they don't believe that's the fairest way to select local leaders.

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Early Voting Underway In The District

D.C. residents wishing to cast their ballots early are now free to do so. There is just one polling location at the moment, but after this weekend, seven more early voting locations will be opened.

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Michael Brown, David Grosso Locked In Tight Race For D.C. Council

Incumbent D.C. Council member Michael Brown and Independent challenger David Grosso are locked in a tight race for the council's at-large council seat, according to a new poll.

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Kojo Nnamdi Show-Washington City Paper Poll

We explore a new Kojo Nnamdi Show-Washington City Paper poll of 1,222 registered D.C. voters to reveal what locals think of recent political controversies and quality of life issues.

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The Youth Of A District: Nine D.C. College Students Run For ANC

There are nine college students running for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in the District this year. While some applaud their civic engagement, opponents say they're not ready.

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Brown, Grosso Spar During At-Large Council Debate

Independent candidates for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council got personal during a debate that aired on News Channel 8's News Talk show Thursday.

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The Politics Hour

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) hangs out with the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Tuesday Marks Last Day To Register By Mail As D.C. Voter

Time is running out for D.C. residents hoping to vote in November's election — the deadline to register by mail is Tuesday.

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The Politics Hour

The Nats are in the playoffs, and the Politics Hour crew is kicking it into overdrive.

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Wells Proposes Online Voter Registration For D.C.

D.C. residents could be allowed to register to vote, change their official voting addresses and even switch political parties online under a proposal from D.C. Council member Tommy Wells.

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