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DC Councilmember Jack Evans running for mayor

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:41pm EDT

Tags: Election, Jack Evans, mayor

Wells throws hat into D.C. mayoral ring

With the D.C. primary less than a year away, a second candidate made it official on Saturday, as Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells told a crowd of supporters in the rain, "I am officially running to be mayor of our great city, Washington, D.C."

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 04:38pm EDT

Tags: Election, tommy wells, Muriel Bowser

Virginia voters not tuned in to governor's race

As McAuliffe kicks off his campaign for governor of Virginia, a new poll shows voters have not really begun to follow the race.

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe, governor, Election, Virginia

Congress looks at local voting delays

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a public forum in Woodbridge, Va. to talk about election reforms.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:39pm EST

Tags: Election, Gerry Connolly, voting, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee


Map shows how Twitter users feel in real time

A supercomputer -- called the SGI UV 2000 Big Brain and housed at the University of Illinois -- tracks how Twitter users in the United States are feeling in real time.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 12:36pm EST

Tags: Election, tweet, carolyn bick

Groups spent $35 per voter on Maryland casino ads

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.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 08:02am EST

Tags: voting, campaign ads, Election, Question 7, casino, max smith

Europe Meets D.C.: Witnessing Election Day through European eyes

WTOP's European interns Alina Braun and Christine Amdam experience their first Election Day in the United States, and are surprised to find out that Americans celebrate political victories.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 03:19pm EST

Tags: Europe meets D.C., Election, American University, Alina Braun, Christine Amdam

Congressional map question getting less attention

Maryland voters are seeing numerous ads about high-profile ballot questions such as same-sex marriage and gambling, but they are not hearing much about whether to approve or reject the state's congressional redistricting map.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:37am EDT

Tags: Linda Lamone, Election, Maryland State Board of Elections

Barrk Obama and Mitt'ns Romney go paw-to-paw

Barrk Obama and Mitt'ns Romney are going paw-to-paw in the Washington Animal Rescue League's first "Paws to Vote" mock election.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 09:25am EDT

Tags: Washington Animal Rescue League, adoption, Election, Stephanie Steinberg

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