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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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The New, Youthful Face Of The Ocean City Council

Matthew James is not just the youngest member ever elected on the Ocean City Council at 21, but he was also the top vote-getter this election year.

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Ed Gillespie: ‘I’m Proud Of The Campaign We Have Run’

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia has conceded to incumbent Mark Warner three days after the midterm elections' conclusion.
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Democrat Jim Mathias Survives 'Red Wave' In Maryland

State Sen. Jim Mathias (D-MD) has officially won his seat back representing the lower Eastern Shore after the absentee ballots were counted Thursday.
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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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Delaney Remains Ahead As Recount Continue In Maryland's Sixth District

As absentee ballots continue to be counted in Maryland's sixth district, Democrat John Delaney's lead is holding firm over Republican Dan Bongino.
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New Virginia Law Means Some Provisional Voters Have To Confirm Identities

A new Virginia law requiring residents to show ID to vote means that 800 voters who cast provisional ballots will have to confirm their identities with election officials by Friday.
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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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Attention Turns To Absentee Ballots In Maryland's 6th Congressional District

Democrat John Delaney has claimed victory in Maryland's 6th District, but final resolution will have to wait on final absentee vote tallies.
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With Election Behind Him, Hogan Pivots Toward Governing

Republican Larry Hogan's victory on Tuesday was just the second time a Democrat has been beaten in a Maryland gubernatorial election since the 1950s.

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