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Election Day Freebies and Discounts

Election Day Freebies and Discounts

11/04/2014

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

File photo of voting polls.(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Saturday Last Day to Vote Absentee in Person

Saturday is the final day to vote absentee in person in Virginia.

10/31/2014

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.

10/20/2014

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

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

Councilmember to Push Instant-Runoff Voting in D.C.

A D.C. councilmember wants to change the way the city elects its local leaders to boost voter participation and ensure that candidates don’t win with less than a majority.

02/28/2014

File photo of marijuana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pot Legalization Ballot Initiative Filed in D.C .

Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.

01/10/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Politics Color Governors’ Decisions On Medicaid

Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions about whether to expand Medicaid in their states, affecting billions of dollars and thousands of low-income people.

12/14/2013

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Judge Denies Injunction in Va. Voter Lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected a request from Virginia Democrats who want the State Board of Elections to reinstate nearly 40,000 voters who were recently purged from the voter rolls.

10/18/2013

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

All-Night Talkathon Ends For Cruz After More Than 21 Hours

The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law, despite an overnight talkathon on the chamber’s floor led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

09/25/2013

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