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  Anyone who has commuted throughout the District during the morning or evening rush hours knows how crazy and populated the city gets. Regional planners have estimated from now till 2040 the city’s population will increase by 28 percent and the jobs within the district will grow 40 percent, according to Fox 5 D.C.. The […]


Early voting is set to resume in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia  after being halted for two days because of superstorm Sandy. Early Voting in the District of Columbia The D.C. Board of Elections says early voting will start at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and the hours will be extended until 9 p.m. at […]

You must be registered to vote before you can cast a ballot in the District of Columbia. Registering to vote is simple and free. You may register before Election Day or at the polls on Election Day. Once early voting begins on Monday, October 22, you must show proof of residence to register. You are eligible to register […]


Can DC residents register and vote on Election Day? Yes. If otherwise qualified, residents may register at their precinct’s polling place on Election Day and cast a special ballot that same day. Residents may also register and vote a special ballot at any early voting center (the Board’s Office or satellite locations). Whether residents register […]

You don’t want to spoil Halloween fun this weekend, so follow the rules! Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays for the young and the old. Who doesn’t enjoy dressing up in costumes and indulging in trick-or-treating? However, for many parents, Halloween-related fears overshadow the joy and anticipation. According to a recent research, 31 percent of […]