The Green Papers: District of Columbia 2014 General Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2014. Find 2015 elections here.
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 1 April 2014
✓ General Election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
Thursday 2 January 2014 - Filing Deadline - Primary.
Tuesday 1 April 2014 - Primary. Polling hours 7:00a EDT (1100 UTC) to 8:00p EDT (0000 UTC).
Wednesday 6 August 2014 - Filing Deadline - Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 4 November 2014 - General Election. Polling hours 7:00a EST (1200 UTC) to 8:00p EST (0100 UTC).
2010 Census:601,723 (0.19% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
Capital:Washington, DC

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District of Columbia State and Local Government

District of Columbia 2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans

Only voters registered with the Democratic, Republican, DC Statehood Green, and Libertarian parties are eligible to vote in a primary election.

Legislation B20-0265, introduced by P. Mendelson, Evans, Wells, McDuffie, and Bonds on 1 May 2013, would move the District's primaries from the 1st Tuesday in April to the 2nd Tuesday in June.

4 November 2014 election returns as certified by the DC Board of Elections on 3 December 2014.


Mayor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2010, 2014. Home Rule

Seat up for regular election
Democratic Mayor Vincent C. "Vince" Gray
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
Lost Primary / No Longer Running - 1 April 2014 Primary
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list
  Elected Democratic 96,666 54.50% Councilmember Muriel E. Bowser
  Candidate Independent 61,388 34.61% Councilmember David A. Catania
  Candidate Independent 12,327 6.95% Carol Schwartz
  Candidate Scattering 1,993 1.12% UNDER VOTES
  Candidate Scattering 1,612 0.91% WRITE-IN
  Candidate D.C. Statehood Green 1,520 0.86% . Faith
  Candidate Libertarian 1,297 0.73% Bruce Majors
  Candidate Independent 460 0.26% Nestor Djonkam
  Candidate Scattering 95 0.05% OVER VOTES
  Candidate Write-in; (Independent)     Ben Foshager
Total 177,358 100.00%  

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2014. Home Rule

Seat up for regular election Democratic Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
• Re-elected Tuesday 4 November 2014
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
Renominated - 1 April 2014 Primary
 Candidate list
  Elected Democratic 143,923 81.14% Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
FEC H0DC00058; 24 Nov 14; Tot $442,559; Dsb $451,671
  Candidate Republican 11,673 6.58% Nelson Frederick Rimensnyder
FEC H4DC00092; 24 Nov 14; Tot $8,142; Dsb $6,642
  Candidate Independent 9,101 5.13% Timothy James "Tim" Krepp
FEC H4DC00076; 04 Dec 14; Tot $7,892; Dsb $9,890
  Candidate D.C. Statehood Green 6,073 3.42% Natale N. "Lino" Stracuzzi
FEC H8DC00143
  Candidate Scattering 5,381 3.03% UNDER VOTES
  Candidate Scattering 1,123 0.63% WRITE-IN
  Candidate Scattering 103 0.06% OVER VOTES
Total 177,377 100.00%  
 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, 2 candidates
  Republican: 1 candidate
Major Third Parties
  D.C. Statehood Green (affiliate of Green): 2 candidates
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  Independent: 5 candidates
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Scattering: 6 candidates
  Write-in: 1 candidate
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.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.

Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  District of Columbia Board of Elections
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  District of Columbia Official Code
  District of Columbia Official Code (LexisNexis)
  D.C. Democratic Party
  District of Columbia Republican Committee
Third Party
  DC Statehood Green Party
  District of Columbia Libertarian Party
  The Unity Party of New Columbia
Media & others
  Capital Community News
  DCWatch - District of Columbia
  The Common Denominator
  The District Chronicles
  The Georgetowner
  The Hill
  The InTowner
  The Tower - The Catholic University of America
  The Washington Post
  The Washington Times
  Washington Business Journal
  Washington Examiner
  WTTG TV - Fox


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