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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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Are D.C. College Students Voting Absentee Or In The District?

A big decision for many of the thousands of college students who currently reside in the District: do you vote absentee back home or register to vote locally?

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D.C. Elections: Bowser Wins; Marijuana Initiative Successful

Coverage of D.C.'s elections from WAMU 88.5.

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WAMU 88.5 Election Day Reporters On Twitter

Follow WAMU 88.5 reporters as they cover elections in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

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Political Outliers Dream Big Against Long Odds

What motivates long-shot candidates to throw their hats in the ring in places like D.C. and Virginia?
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Listen: D.C. Election Analysis From WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden

WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and Matt McCleskey discussed the upcoming D.C. elections during Morning Edition.

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D.C. Elections Board Predicts Marijuana Initiative Will Help Fuel High Turnout

The director of the D.C. Board of Elections says that a marijuana legalization initiative and competitive mayor's race could fuel high turnout on Nov. 4.
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What Does It Take To Get Voters To Register In D.C.?

How can D.C. turn its flood of young new residents in to local voters?

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Most D.C. Voters Back Pot Legalization, Say Redskins Name Is Disparaging

A majority of D.C. voters say they will vote for a ballot initiative that would legalize the possession of marijuana, and believe the name of Washington's football team is disparaging to Native Americans.

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