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Leggett Calls For New Montgomery County Transit Authority

Democrat Isiah Leggett was sworn in to his third term is Montgomery County executive on Monday, and he outlined a new plan to tackle the county's transit challenges.

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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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Low Turnout May Have Made Virginia Senate Race Closer Than Polls Hinted

Low turnout in last week's Virginia Senate race may have made the contest between Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie much closer than polling said it would be.
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Race To Replace Comstock In Virginia's 34th District Expected To Be Close

Virginia's 34th District has had a string of close contests, which has political observers guessing that the special election to replace Barbara Comstock will continue the trend.

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No Policy Proposals Expected On Larry Hogan's Maryland 'Thank You' Tour

Former Democratic State Sen. Robert Neall will oversee budget and financial issues for Hogan's transition team, but Maryland's governor-elect still isn't talking about his plans for the Purple Line or other big issues.
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Was Reelection Of Vihstadt In Arlington A Referendum On Streetcar?

Independent Arlington County council candidate John Vihstadt won in both a special election and a general election this year campaigning against the streetcar, but advocates of the project say that doesn't mean voters are necessarily against it.

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