The Green Papers: District of Columbia 2009 General Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2009. Find 2010 elections here.
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:0(0.00% of 435)
2000 Census:574,096 (0.20% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):411,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):354,410
Capital:Washington, DC

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District of Columbia State and Local Government


Mayor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Home Rule

  Democratic Mayor Adrian M. Fenty
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2008, 2010. Home Rule

{map} Democratic Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
 Non-voting Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. A candidate must receive a majority of the popular vote in order to be elected as Delegate to the House. A runoff election is scheduled in the event that no candidate receives the requisite majority.

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 2 incumbents
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.


Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.


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  2009 Partisan Composition by State  
  Political Parties  
  Senate Electoral Classes  
  Change in Representation in U.S. House by REGION and Subregion between 2000 and 2002  
  Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States