Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way people communicate with family and friends. But tools like LISTSERV and Yahoo! Groups dominate at the neighborhood level.
A Democratic primary race for the Alexandria City Council is a crowded field, with 14 candidates pursuing candidacy for six seats.
WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and National Journal's Reid Wilson break down what happened in local and Congressional races in the April 3 primary in D.C. and Maryland.
Republican voters in Maryland will get to vote in the primary on Tuesday, and unlike in many other contests in year's passed, as the sparring of a divided field could garner national attention.
Some Baltimore residents are calling for a new election cycle in order to promote higher voter turnout.
In Virginia, a fledgling political group is looking to turn education into a bigger priority in Loudoun County during the 2011 local elections.
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