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More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Special Election to Operate Under New Finance Laws

The coming special election to fill the D.C. Council seat of Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will be the first to test restrictive new campaign finance laws passed by D.C. officials last year.

11/15/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Calls Special Election to Replace Cantor

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called for a special election to replace former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

08/05/2014

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Independent Wins Special Election in Arlington County

For the first time since 1999, a non-Democrat will serve on the Arlington County Board.

04/09/2014

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Dems’ Win Puts Party on Cusp of Va. Senate Control

Undeterred by a snowstorm, thousands of voters in parts of Loudoun and Fairfax counties trudged to the polls to cast ballots in a special election that is likely to determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the state Senate.

01/21/2014

Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. (Credit: Greg Kahn/Getty Images)

Northern Virginia Election to Determine State’s Senate Control

After months of squeaker elections and recounts, the race for control of Virginia’s state Senate is coming down to a three-way special election in a northern Virginia swing district.

01/18/2014

Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. (Credit: Greg Kahn/Getty Images)

Va. Senate Special Election Set Jan. 21

A special election will be held Jan. 21 to fill the seat of state Sen. Mark Herring, who was elected attorney general.

12/20/2013

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Bonds Wins D.C. Council Seat, Budget Autonomy Passes in Special Election

Longtime District of Columbia political insider Anita Bonds was elected to the D.C. Council Tuesday, fending off five challengers in a special election.

04/23/2013

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Absentee Ballot Request Deadline in D.C.

It’s the last day for District of Columbia residents to get their requests in for absentee ballots for this month’s special election for a D.C. Council seat.

04/17/2013

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D.C. Council Candidates Face Fundraising Deadline

With just over a week to go before a special election for a D.C. Council seat, the candidates are facing a key deadline.

04/15/2013

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

Early Voting Set to Begin for DC’s Special Election

Early voting is getting underway for a special election in the District of Columbia.

04/08/2013

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