Primary election: Tuesday, Sept. 14

Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Who can vote: Voters must be citizens of the United States, at least 18 years old by Election Day and residents of the District, and must have registered to vote by Aug. 16.

Only voters registered with the Democratic, Republican or D.C. Statehood Green parties are eligible to participate in the primary.

First-time voters who registered by mail and did not provide identification with their applications will be asked to present an ID before voting. Acceptable IDs include: a valid photo identification; a copy of a current utility bill; a bank statement; a government check; a paycheck or government document that shows name and address.

Offices on the ballot:

Delegate to the U.S.House of Representatives;

At-large member of the D.C. Council;

Ward members of the D.C. Council (Wards 2, 4, 7 and 8);

Shadow U.S. representative.

In addition, Democratic Party voters will elect:

National committeewoman and alternate national committeewoman;

National committeeman and alternate national committeeman;

At-large members of the Democratic State Committee;

Ward members of the Democratic State Committee.

Where to vote: Check the Board of Elections and Ethics Web site at or call (202) 727 2525.

Elderly and disabled voters: Voting is allowed at any precinct in the city that is physically accessible. However, to insure that an elderly or disabled voter has the correct ward ballot available, the Board of Elections and Ethics should be called in advance at (202) 727-2525 if a resident intends to vote in a precinct where he or she does not reside. Curbside voting is available. Any voter may help a disabled voter in the voting booth.

For voters who cannot make it to the polls on Election Day, in-person absentee voting is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. today, tomorrow, Saturday and Monday at the Board of Elections and Ethics office, 441 4th St. NW, Room 250.