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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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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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With Election Day Closing In, New Poll Has Bowser With 17-Point Lead Over Catania

A new poll from The Kojo Nnamdi Show and Washington City Paper show Muriel Bowser with a 17-point advantage over David Catania in the race for D.C. mayor.
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Federal Workers' Pay Isn't Untouchable For Two Northern Virginia Candidates

Micah Edmond and Don Beyer both say they support the Simpson-Bowles federal budget plan, which would eventually hit federal workers and contractors in the pocketbook.

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D.C. Elections Board: 'We Messed Up' On Voter Guide

Our bad, says the D.C. Board of Elections on mistakenly printing 300,000 voter guides that had an upside-down D.C. flag on the cover.
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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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Race To Replace Frank Wolf In Virginia Causes Lots Of Noise

In an election year where the Senate has gotten most of the attention so far, the race between Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust in Virginia's 10th District stands out as a loud and contentious.

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Voting In Virginia? Don't Forget Your ID

Virginia election officials are working overtime to make sure voters meet new requirements at the polls.

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