Posts Tagged ‘Board of Elections and Ethics’

Poll Workers Yanked Over Fenty Slams

WTOP's Mark Segraves is reporting that two workers have been cut by the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics after making hostile remarks about Mayor Adrian Fenty inside a voting center(s). Segraves writes:
"According to Mayor Fenty's re-election campaign chairman Bill Lightfoot, a precinct captain and a Fenty poll observer overheard a Board Of Elections and [...]

Early Voting Begins in D.C. Elections

Eager-beaver voters lined up this morning at One Judiciary Square to be among the first to cast their ballot in early voting for the Sept. 14 primary.
The voting kick-off turned into a campaign pep-rally for supporters of various campaigns. An unidentified supporter of Mayor Adrian Fenty, armed with a megaphone, was escorted from the scene [...]

Dear Votemaster: What’s Up With Early Voting?

With changes initiated by the Omnibus Election Reform Act of 2009, D.C. voters will be confronting a few new ballot procedures and ways to ease the voting process for the upcoming Sept. 14 primary. Early voting will start Monday!
Between now and the primary, we'll explore a number of questions we think many voters will have [...]

Independent Voter Fracas Heating Up

Hey Togo West, hope you're ready for a big ol' brawl.
Tomorrow Team Fenty and Team Gray will square off at the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics over whether or not the city's 72,000 registered independent voters should be able to vote in the Democratic primary next month.
Team Fenty says yes. "We really want to [...]

Now It’s Campaign Season: N-Word Flies in ANC Race

In the District, even a race for the often thankless post of neighborhood commissioner can get ridiculously ugly. Take the race for ANC 8C03, where longtime incumbent Mary Cuthbert, who is African American, seems to have called African American challenger Larry Pretlow the N-word. Have trouble picturing it? There's video.
Pretlow, a 21-year-old [...]