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Maryland Democrats Set Up Voter Hotline for Problems

Maryland Democrats are reminding voters of their rights ahead of the Nov. 4 election and have set up a hotline to respond to any problems at the polls.

10/22/2014

The D.C. Board of Elections sent out a voter guide with the city's flag upside down. (Screenshot courtesy of D.C. Board of Elections)

D.C. Mayor Not Confident Election Board Can Handle Upcoming Election

Mayor Vincent Gray says an upside-down District of Columbia flag printed on the cover of the city’s voter guide was a “complete fiasco.”

10/22/2014

The D.C. Board of Elections sent out a voter guide with the city's flag upside down. (Screenshot courtesy of D.C. Board of Elections)

Upside-Down Flag Printed on Thousands of D.C. Voter Guides

The District of Columbia’s Voter Guide looks a little off this election cycle. The guides, which are reportedly sent out to more than 300,000 residents, show the D.C. stars and bars upside-down.

10/16/2014

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D.C. Election Officials Say They’ve Addressed Delays

Elections officials in the nation’s capital say they’ve addressed computer glitches that led to major delays in counting votes during the April 1 primary, but critics say the process of identifying and fixing the problem was slow and insufficiently transparent.

10/15/2014

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Obama To Attend First Major Campaign Event Of The Fall

In his first major campaign event of the fall, Obama was to appear at a Malloy rally Wednesday evening in Bridgeport, Connecticut, aiming to mobilize core Democratic voters who remain loyal and enthusiastic supporters of the president.

10/15/2014

Ed Gillespie (left) and Mark Warner are running for U.S. Senate in Virginia. (Photos from Getty Images)

Virginia Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie are both accusing each other of putting partisan self-interests ahead of Virginia’s needs.

10/13/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study: Voter ID Laws Cut Turnout by Blacks, Young

States that toughened their voter identification laws saw steeper drops in election turnout than those that did not, with disproportionate falloffs among black and younger voters, a nonpartisan congressional study released Wednesday concluded.

10/09/2014

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D.C. Voting Machines Malfunction Weeks Before Election

About four weeks from today D.C. residents will head to the polls to vote for their mayor, marijuana legalization and a minimum wage increase. But the D.C. Council fears the machines they use to vote on those important issues might not work properly.

10/07/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Va. Voter Registration Deadline Fast Approaching

Virginians have less than two weeks remaining to register to vote in next month’s general election.

10/02/2014

A majority of Americans (58 percent) say the U.S. needs a third political party because the existing Republican and Democratic parties are doing “such a poor job” representing the people.   (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Nov. 4 Might Not Decide Who Wins Senate Control

A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?

09/20/2014

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