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Voters who cast ballots in Tuesday's election had a strikingly similar demographic profile to those who voted in 2010 and weren't all that different from those voting in 2006. But how they voted this year was very different from years past. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Term Limits up for Vote in Prince George’s Co.

One ballot question for Prince George’s County has some residents concerned that elected officials might gain too much power.

11/03/2014

Election workers dump a ballot box for counting following a referendum on independence for eastern Ukraine on May 11, 2014 in Slovyansk, Ukraine. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Russian Foreign Minister: Moscow ‘Respects’ Results Of Eastern Ukraine’s Referendum

The Kremlin on Monday said Ukraine’s government should engage in a dialogue with the eastern parts of the country following the controversial referendums where about 90 percent of voters said they backed their regions’ sovereignty.

05/12/2014

The draft bill is one of several steps before Russia formally annexes Crimea from Ukraine.
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Putin Approves Draft Bill For Annexation Of Crimea

Russia is preparing to formally annex the Black Sea peninsula after Sunday’s referendum.

03/18/2014

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Report Dismisses DC Autonomy Referendum

A report from House Republicans is dismissing the District’s budget autonomy referendum as nonbinding.

07/17/2013

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D.C. Council Votes to Delay Election of Attorney General

The D.C. Council has voted to delay the election of an attorney general until 2018.

07/11/2013

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Md. Woman Plans Referendum Petition on Gun Bill

A Montgomery County woman says she is planning a petition effort to get Maryland’s gun control bill put to a popular vote.

05/06/2013

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Bill Could Make it Tougher for Md. Ballot Measures

Three controversial laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.

03/20/2013

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