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November Fireworks Expected For D.C. Council At-Large Race

The race between independent candidates Michael Brown and David Grosso for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council will be one to watch, provided Brown can circumvent a challenge to getting on the ballot.

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D.C. Corporate Contributions Petitioners: Elections Board's Math Was Wrong

Organizers behind the ballot initiative to ban corporate campaign contributions to D.C.'s local politicians will go before a judge today to argue that 3,000 signatures were wrongly discounted due to a mathematical error. 

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Complaint Questions Payments To Gray Campaign Treasurer

A complaint filed last week is asking for a probe of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign and questioning why his campaign treasurer was paid more than $100,000.

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Council Member Phil Mendelson Gets Vote For D.C. Council Chair

D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson will serve as the council's interim chair until November. 

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McDuffie Wins Ward 5 Special Election

In a crowded field of 12 candidates, Democrat Kenyan McDuffie has won the special election for the Ward 5 seat on the D.C. Council, replacing disgraced former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.

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Polls Close In Ward 5 Special Election

Voters in Ward 5 headed to the polls Tuesday to determine who will replace former Council member Harry Thomas Jr., though polls are closed as of 8 p.m.

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Ward 5 Winner Could Be Swing Vote

D.C. is holding a special election Tuesday in Ward 5. Twelve candidates are on the ballot to fill the seat vacated by former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.

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GOP Ward 5 Candidate Target Of Harassment

Tim Day, the Republican candidate for Ward 5 in D.C., is asking Democrats in the city to repudiate the acts of vandalism and harassment that have plagued him since 2011.

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Vincent Orange Solidifies Win In At-Large D.C. Council Primary

D.C. Council member Vincent Orange has won the Democratic primary for his at-large D.C. Council seat, despite a close challenge from rival Sekou Biddle.

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Absentee Ballots To Be Counted In At-Large Council Race

D.C. elections board officials will begin sorting through absentee ballots today in an attempt to determine whether Vincent Orange or Sekou Biddle is the winner of the Democratic primary in the at-large D.C. Council race.

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