The Green Papers: District of Columbia 2018 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 19 June 2018
General Election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Wednesday 21 March 2018 - Filing Deadline - Primary.
Tuesday 19 June 2018 - Primary. Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p EDT (1100-0000 UTC).
Wednesday 8 August 2018 - Filing Deadline - Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 6 November 2018 - General Election. Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p EST (1200-0100 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


Only voters registered with the Democratic, Republican, DC Statehood Green, and Libertarian parties are eligible to vote in a primary election. Unregistered voters may register and declare their party affiliation during early voting or on election day.


2018 Elections from the District of Columbia Board of Elections.

19 June 2018 Primary returns from the DC Board of Elections.
Results from WTOP.


6 November 2018:
Candidates in the November 6, 2018 General Election from the District of Columbia Board of Elections.

 
           

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

Seat up for regular election Democratic Mayor  Muriel E. Bowser
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     Mayor  Muriel E. Bowser
  Candidate D.C. Statehood Green     former School Board Member Ann C. Wilcox
  Candidate Libertarian     Martin Moulton
  Candidate Independent     Dustin "DC" Canter

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2018. Home Rule

Seat up for regular election Democratic Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Renominated
 Candidate list (5, 1 write-in)
  Candidate Democratic     Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
FEC H0DC00058; 17 Oct 18; Tot $379,164; Dsb $443,780
  Candidate Republican     Nelson Frederick Rimensnyder
FEC H4DC00092; 15 Jun 17; Tot $0; Dsb $868
  Candidate D.C. Statehood Green     Natale N. "Lino" Stracuzzi
FEC H8DC00143
  Candidate Libertarian     Bruce Majors
FEC H2DC00096; 07 May 18; Tot $0; Dsb $693
  Candidate Independent     John C. Cheeks
FEC H8DC00192
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Ned Measel
 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   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 2 incumbents, 2 candidates
  Republican: 1 candidate
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  D.C. Statehood Green (affiliate of Green): 2 candidates
  Libertarian: 2 candidates
Other Third Parties
  Socialist Workers Party: 1 candidate
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 2 candidates
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  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.

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.

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
  LegalTimes.com
  Politics1.com - 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
  WJLA TV - ABC
  WRC TV - NBC
  WTOP AM/FM - WXTR AM
  WTTG TV - Fox
  WUSA TV - CBS

 


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  2018 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength going into the 2018 Midterm Elections  
  Relative Political Party Strength by SECTION and Region going into the 2018 Midterm Election  
  Weighted Relative Political Party Strength by SECTION and Region  
  2018 Congressional Party Breakdown by Region  
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  Comparative Political Party Predominance in each State, 2000 thru 2016  
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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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