WASHINGTON (AP) — Young, mostly white voters living in wealthier neighborhoods were a powerful force that helped shape the District of Columbia’s election in November. A new analysis of election data by The Washington Post…
WASHINGTON — Hyattsville is on its way to becoming the second municipality in the country to lower the voting age and allow 16 and 17-year-olds to cast a vote. Monday night, Hyattsville’s City Council took…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Early voting is set to begin at locations around the nation’s capital. Eight neighborhood-based early voting sites open on Saturday. District of Columbia residents will be able to vote from 8 a.m.…
A passer-by got off a pretty good crack at President Obama during early voting Monday in Chicago — but the president came back even funnier.
Virginia voters sent shockwaves through the political
establishment and proved plenty of pundits wrong in Tuesday\’s primary election.
Now, Maryland voters will have their say at the polls: it\’s the first day of early
voting in the Old Line State.
Summer means beaches, burgers and barbecues. And in Maryland, it means primary elections.
To bring more attention to the District\’s lack of voting rights, D.C. Vote will
host its first annual 3 Star Ball on Thursday, May 22.
On Tuesday, Takoma Park, Md. became the first city in the United States to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in city elections.
Virginians going to the polls Tuesday will need to bring along some form of identification, but it doesn\’t have to be a photo ID. The state\’s new photo ID law doesn\’t take effect until July 2014.
Takoma Park will make U.S. history this election season as 16 and 17-year olds head to city polling places.
Two members of Congress have asked the Government Accountability
Office to investigate why voters in Virginia and Florida had to wait hours in line
to cast their ballots on Election Day 2012.
Hitting Sweet 16 includes all sorts of coming-of-age perks and responsibilities. Voting could become a new one.
A bipartisan commission in Fairfax County offered 50 recommendations the county could enlist to shorten lines at the polls,
The House Oversight and Government Reform
Committee will hold a public forum in Woodbridge,
Va. to talk about election reforms.
For months, voters were bombarded by campaign ads for everything from the presidential and congressional races, to local ballot questions. In the end, outside groups spent enough on ads to buy each voter a nice dinner.