On the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics Web site, you'll find:
How to register to vote;
This calendar lists key dates for the remainder of this election cycle:
Sept. 25: Final count of absentee ballots from primary.
Oct. 5: Deadline to register to vote for the general election.
Oct. 19-Nov. 2: Period for in-person absentee voting for the general election.
Oct. 27: Deadline to request absentee ballot by mail for the general election.
Nov. 3: General Election. Seats on the ballot: Mayor, D.C. delegate, council chairman, at-large council members, ward council member (wards 1, 3, 5 and 6), U.S. representative, at-large and ward members of the Board of Education (wards 2, 4, 7 and 8), and advisory neighborhood commissioners (299 seats).
Nov. 13: Final count of absentee ballots.
The D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics provides additional calendar information.