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D.C. Election Ends In Tie, Setting Up High-Noon Casting Of Lots

The voters couldn't decide an Advisory Neighborhood Commission race in one D.C. neighborhood, so now it will be left up to chance.
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Marion Barry's Ward 8 Council Seat Officially Open

If you thought D.C. was done with elections for a bit, hold on for a second. There are now council seats to fill in Ward 8 and Ward 4 come April.

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D.C. Libertarian Party Fails To Maintain Ballot Access

The D.C. Libertarian Party's brief tenure as a major political party in the city is over, meaning no more primaries and tougher rules for ballot access.
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What's Next For Marion Barry's Ward 8 Council Seat?

The death of former Mayor Marion Barry not only leaves a hole in the hearts of many D.C. residents, but it leaves a vacancy on the city council.

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D.C. Finishes Counting Ballots, But Some Races Will Have Recounts

It's official: all of the ballots cast in D.C.'s Nov. 4 general election have been counted. But the counting isn't totally done.
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Election Over, D.C. Workers Keep Counting Ballots — Thousands Of Them

The campaign signs are coming down and D.C. residents are moving on with their lives, but election workers are still counting tens of thousands of ballots cast on Nov. 4.
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Watch: D.C. Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser On 'The Politics Hour'

D.C. mayor-elect Muriel Bowser appeared on "The Politics Hour" at noon for her first major broadcast interview since being elected on Tuesday. (Full video is available below.)
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It May Not Be Hanging Chads, But Some D.C. Races Remain Too Close To Call

Over a dozen of D.C. hyperlocal races remain undecided after Election Day — and a final winner may not be known for another month.
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Let's Go To The Map: How Muriel And Marijuana Won In D.C.

Muriel Bowser and Initiative 71 were the big winner in D.C. on Tuesday night, but how — and where — did they pull it off? We look at our interactive election map for answers.
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Bowser Handily Defeats Catania In D.C. Mayor's Race

Muriel Bowser emerged victorious in Tuesday's heavily contested D.C. mayoral election, defeating fellow member of the D.C. Council David Catania in a race that proved less competitive than originally expected.

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