The Green Papers: District of Columbia 2015 General Election
 
This page is for offices up for election in 2015. Find 2016 elections here.

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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
2010 Census:601,723 (0.19% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
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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.

 
           

Mayor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Home Rule

  Democratic Mayor Muriel E. Bowser
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2016. Home Rule

  Democratic Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
 Candidate list
  Candidate Democratic     Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
FEC H0DC00058; 30 Sep 15; Tot $112,500; Dsb $133,854
 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, 1 candidate
  Republican
Major Third Parties
  D.C. Statehood Green (affiliate of Green)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Unity
 
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.

Notes

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)
Democratic
  D.C. Democratic Party
Republican
  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
  DMOZ - Washington, DC
  HillZoo.com
  LegalTimes.com
  Politics1.com - District of Columbia
  The Common Denominator
  The District Chronicles
  The Georgetowner
  The InTowner
  The Tower - The Catholic University of America
  The Washington Post
  The Washington Times
  Washington Business Journal
  Washington Examiner
  Washington Examiner
  WJLA TV - ABC
  WRC TV - NBC
  WTOP AM/FM
  WTOP AM/FM - WXTR AM
  WTTG TV - Fox
  WUSA TV - CBS

 


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  2015 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength going into the 2014 Midterm Election  
  Statewide Political Party Strength coming out of the 2014 Midterm Elections  
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  Relative Political Party Strength by SECTION and Region going into the 2014 Midterm Election  
  Relative Political Party Strength by SECTION and Region coming out of the 2014 Elections  
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  Comparative Political Party Predominance in each State, 2000 thru 2014  
2014 CONGRESSIONAL Political Party Breakdown by SECTION and Region
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History
  Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States  
  Dates of DIRECT PRIMARY Elections re: Major Party Nominations for Statewide and/or Federal Office  
  Length of Terms of Office of STATE Governors throughout American History  
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