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In Fight Over Pot Legalization In D.C., Proponents Far Outspending Opponents

The group backing a ballot initiative in D.C. that would legalize the possession marijuana has raised and spent more money than the group opposing it.

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Streetcar Remains Big Sticking Point In Arlington County Election

Independent Arlington County Board member John Vihstadt continues to push for an alternative to the county's streetcar plan — something that promises to be a wedge issue on Election Day.

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Early Voting Kicks Off In Maryland As Candidates Spar On Schools

As the statewide races build toward a climax, Marylanders looking to vote before Election Day can cast their ballots starting Thursday morning at locations throughout the state.

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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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Warner, Gillespie Trade Punches In Final Week Of Race

Republican challenger Ed Gillespie has attempted to paint incumbent Sen. Mark Warner as walking in lock step with President Barack Obama, but observers don't think it will be enough to pull down the former governor.

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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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Hillary Clinton To Stump For Brown In Md. Gubernatorial Race

Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to come to Maryland to help Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor.
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How Would Fairfax County's $100M Bond Referendum Be Spent?

More than $80 million of Fairfax County's proposed transportation bond referendum will go towards pedestrian, bicycle and trail improvements, if it's approved.

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Deadline To Submit Absentee Ballots In Virginia Is Approaching

Election Day is just a week away, and the deadline to cast absentee ballots in the Commonwealth of Virginia is nearly upon us.

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In Fight Over Pot Legalization In D.C., Proponents Far Outspending Opponents

The group backing a ballot initiative in D.C. that would legalize the possession marijuana has raised and spent more money than the group opposing it.
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As Election Day Nears, Norton Highlights Inequities For D.C. Residents

Voters around the country will elect voting members to the U.S. Senate and House next Tuesday, but as D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes is quick to point out, D.C. voters don't have the same privilege.

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Citizens Groups Wield Outsized Influence On Ocean City Election

A group called Citizens for Ocean City has loomed large in the race for city council, questioning the residency of some candidates and driving others out of the running.

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