Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th. We’re here to help you get ready.
When does voting start?
Early voting begins Monday, October 22nd at One Judiciary Square and October 26 at community satellite centers and ends on Friday, November 2. All locations are open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Two locations are available in Ward 3:
- Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue)
- Cleveland Park Library (3310 Connecticut Avenue)
You can also request an absentee ballot, for any reason. The deadline for requests is Tuesday, October 30th. Here are the instructions.
Registering to vote
You can register online and by mail until October 17th and in person until the day before early voting. After that, you can register on the same day you vote, whether it’s during early voting or Election Day with proof of residency. For more information about how to register, click here.
Major races for Ward 3 voters
The candidates are listed in the order in which they’ll appear on the ballot, with links to additional information, when available. The default is campaign websites. In their absence, we’re linking to news articles and Ballotpedia. If you know of other, better resources, please provide the links in the comments section below.
We are adding write-in candidates as well, so if you are running, let us know in the comments below.
Delegate to the House of Representatives
Libertarian: Bruce Majors
DC Statehood Green: Natalie “Lino” Stracuzzi
Democrat: Eleanor Holmes Norton (incumbent)
Independent: John Cheeks
Republican: Nelson Rimensnyder
DC Statehood Green: Ann C. Wilcox
Independent: Dustin Canter
Democrat: Muriel Bowser (incumbent)
Libertarian: Martin Moulton
Chair of the DC Council
Democrat: Phil Mendelson (incumbent)
Libertarian: Ethan Bishop-Henchman
At-Large Council Member (vote for two candidates)
Republican: Ralph Chittams, Sr.
DC Statehood Green: David Schwartzman
Independent: Rustin Lewis
Independent: Dionne Reeder
Democrat: Anita Bonds (incumbent)
Independent: Elissa Silverman (incumbent)
Watch the October 16th At-Large DC Council Candidate Forum at the Chevy Chase Community Center:
Attorney General for the District of Columbia:
Democrat: Karl Racine
Libertarian: Joe Henchman
U.S. Shadow Senator
DC Statehood/Green: Eleanor Ory
Democrat: Michael D. Brown (incumbent)
U.S. Shadow Representative
Democrat: Franklin Garcia
Independent: Erik Metzroth (write-in candidate)
Ward 3 Council member
Independent: Petar Dimtchev
Democrat: Mary Cheh (incumbent)
Ward 3 Member State Board of Education
Ruth Wattenberg (incumbent)
Watch the Ward 3 SBOE candidates debate at the Tenleytown Library on October 15th:
ANC 3F Races
There are seven seats on our Advisory Neighborhood Commission. Four candidates, all incumbents, are running unopposed. Two of the races are competitive, and single member district 3F04 has no candidate on the ballot, so voters may be invited to write one in.
3F01: David Dickenson (incumbent)
3F03: Naomi Rutenberg (incumbent)
3F04: No candidate
3F05: Andrea Molod (incumbent)
3F07: Patrick Jakopchek (incumbent)