Washington area voters go to the polls tomorrow to elect candidates for local, state and federal office and to decide several issues.
In the District of Columbia, voters will elect candidates for eight offices, including mayor, City Council chairman and delegate to Congress. They will also cast ballots on a proposed statehood constitution and on a nuclear weapons freeze initiative. Polls in each of the city's 137 precincts are open between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
In Maryland, where polls are also open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., voters will choose their next governor, state comptroller and attorney general, as well as one U.S. senator. The entire state legislature, 47 senators and 141 delegates, is up for election also.
Voters in Montgomery County's 8th District will vote for a U.S. representative, and county residents will select their next county executive, all seven County Council members, state's attorney and fill four of seven seats on the board of education. In Prince George's County, 5th District voters will vote for a U.S. representative, and county residents will choose a new county executive, state's attorney and all nine County Council members. Prince George's voters will also choose three school board members.
Voters in Maryland's 5th Congressional District will elect a U.S. representative.
In Virginia, voters must choose a new U.S. senator. Eight U.S. representatives and 100 members to the House of Delegates are also up for election. Voters will be asked to consider three amendments to the Virginia constitution. Arlington voters will select a county board member and be asked to approve the creation of a local housing authority. Fairfax County voters will decide three bond referendums and residents of Fairfax City and Manassas Park will vote for new city treasurers.
Polls in Virginia are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.