Election Year 2014

November 4, 2014 General Election

  • What's on the ballot?

    The District of Columbia will hold a general election for the following elected offices and ballot measures:

    • Delegate to the US House of Representatives
    • Mayor of the District of Columbia
    • Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia
    • At-Large Member of the Council of the District of Columbia
    • Ward 1, 3, 5 and 6 Members of the Council of the District of Columbia
    • Attorney General for the District of Columbia
    • United States ("Shadow") Representative
    • United States ("Shadow") Senator
    • Ward 1, 3, 5 and 6 Members of the State Board of Education
    • Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Offices
    • Initiative 71 - "Legalization of Possession of Minimal Amounts of Marijuana for Personal Use Act of 2014"

  • Am I eligible to vote?
    All qualified electors may participate in the general election.

    To avoid delays at the polling place, advanced registration is encouraged.
    • To confirm your registration, click here
    • To access a registration application, click here. Registration applications sent by mail must be postmarked by October 6, 2014.

  • Where and when can I vote?
    You have the choice to vote early, by mail, or at your polling place on Election Day.

    • Early voting
      Early voting will be offered during the November 4, 2014 General Election. Information about dates, times, and locations will be available soon.

    • Vote by Mail
      Request your absentee ballot online here. All requests must be received by October 28, 2014.
      Your voted absentee ballot must be postmarked on or before November 4, 2014 and received by November 14, 2014.

    • At the Polls on Election Day
      On Election Day, vote at the polling place assigned to serve your residence. Look up your polling place here. Polls are open 7 AM to 8 PM on Election Day.

DC Board of Elections
1015 Half Street, SE, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20003
Tel: (202) 727-2525 | TTY: (202) 639-8916 | Tollfree: 1-866-DC-VOTES