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2014 Top Stories of the Year

2014 Top Stories of the Year


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D.C. Election Board Reports Theft of Voter Books

A D.C. Board of Elections spokeswoman says thieves stole digital voter books from a polling site ahead of Tuesday’s election.


Voters tend to favor politicians with deeper voices, a new study suggests. (FILE PHOTO. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2014 Election Guides For D.C., Maryland and Virginia

It’s midterm election day in the U.S., and the polls are open until 7 p.m. in Virginia and until 8 p.m. in D.C. and Maryland.


David Catania (l) and Muriel Bowser (r). (Photos courtesy of the candidates' campaigns)

D.C. Elections Guide

Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser is the favorite to continue her party’s unbeaten streak in four decades of District of Columbia self-rule and become the District’s seventh elected mayor.


Voters tend to favor politicians with deeper voices, a new study suggests. (FILE PHOTO. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

D.C. Elections Chief Projecting 40 Percent Turnout

The executive director of the District of Columbia Board of Elections is projecting 40 percent turnout for next week’s election.


It's easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia's decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Majority of D.C. Voters Expected to Vote in Favor of Recreational Pot

Residents are expected to say ‘yes’ to legalizing small amounts of recreational marijuana on Nov. 4.



Early Voting Begins In D.C.

District of Columbia residents are about to start casting ballots for mayor, attorney general and other offices.


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Personality, Demeanor Focus of D.C. Mayoral Debate

The top three candidates for mayor of Washington will be getting together for their third of four debates ahead of next month’s election.



Small Slice of Voters Could Decide DC Mayoral Race

In 2010, Vincent Gray received 72,648 votes in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary. That was good enough for a nearly 10-percentage point victory over incumbent Adrian Fenty, but it meant that just 22 percent of the city’s registered Democrats cast ballots for Gray.


D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Mayor to Launch Campaign at Arts Center

District of Columbia mayor Vincent Gray will launch his re-election bid at an arts and recreation center in southeast Washington.