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GAO asked to investigate why voters waited hours to cast ballots

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.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 04:38am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Gerry Connolly, Elijah Cummings, elections, GAO

Takoma Park may become city with nation's youngest voters

Hitting Sweet 16 includes all sorts of coming-of-age perks and responsibilities. Voting could become a new one.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 07:34am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, Takoma Park, elections

Fairfax considers changes to ease voting lines

A bipartisan commission in Fairfax County offered 50 recommendations the county could enlist to shorten lines at the polls,

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 03:42pm EDT

Tags: voting machines, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

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, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee


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

Va. passes eminent domain, General Assembly amendments

The two constitutional amendments on the Virginia state ballot passed with an overwhelming majority on Tuesday.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 11:51am EST

Tags: eminent domain, General Assembly

Election Day Answer Desk: Your voting questions

The WTOP Election Day Answer Desk is taking questions related to voting and Election Day. Here are some questions we've received from calls, Facebook and Twitter.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:04pm EST

Tags: Election Day,

Final Va. election push is 'calling and hauling'

With the candidates' cases largely made and voters mostly decided in Virginia's close, nasty and expensive presidential and Senate races, success on Tuesday rests on the most basic and old- fashioned electioneering effort - turnout.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 12:56pm EDT

Tags: Northern Virginia

3 Va. congressmen call for voter fraud investigation

Three Virginia congressman are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a multi-state investigations into a company that has been registering voters for the Nov. 6 election.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 06:57pm EDT

Tags: Eric Holder, Gerry Connolly, voter fraud

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