HERE IS A SUMMARY of The Post's endorsed candidates and ballot recommendations in today's elections. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the District of Columbia and Maryland. In Virginia, polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.


John Kerry-John Edwards (D).


D.C. Delegate: Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).

At-Large Council (pick two): Carol Schwartz (R), Kwame R. Brown (D).

Ward 2 Council: Jack Evans (D).

Ward 4 Council: Adrian M. Fenty (D).

Ward 7 Council: Vincent Gray (D).

Ward 8 Council: No endorsement.

D.C. School Board

District 1 (Wards 1, 2): Keenan Keller.

District 2 (Wards 3, 4): Victor Reinoso.


U.S. Senate: Barbara A. Mikulski (D).

U.S. House, 4th: Albert R. Wynn (D).

U.S. House, 5th: Steny H. Hoyer (D).

U.S. House, 8th: Chris Van Hollen (D).

Montgomery County

At-Large School Board: Sharon W. Cox.

District 2 School Board: Stephen N. Abrams.

District 4 School Board: Sheldon Fishman.

(All county voters can vote in all three school board races.)

Circuit Judges: Marielsa A. Bernard, David A. Boynton, Dennis Michael McHugh, Katherine Savage.

Question A: Property tax freeze: No.

Question B: Term limits, county council: No.

Question C: Eliminating four at-large council members: No.

Prince George's County

Questions A-E: Bonds for roads, libraries, public buildings and community college facilities: Yes.

Question F: Barring district members of the county council from running for proposed new at-large seats after reaching their two-term limits: Yes.

Question H: Adding two at-large seats to the county council: Yes.

Anne Arundel County

Circuit Judges: David S. Bruce, Michele D. Jaklitsch, Rodney C. Warren.


U.S. House, 8th: No endorsement.

U.S. House, 10th: Frank R. Wolf (R).

U.S. House, 11th: Thomas M. Davis III (R).

Amendment Proposal No. 1: Requiring that General Assembly and U.S. House vacancies following decennial redistricting be filled from the same district that elected the representative being replaced: Yes.

Amendment Proposal No. 2: Expanding number of people in line to become governor in the event of a terrorist attack or disaster: Yes.

Arlington County

County Board Chairman: Barbara A. Favola (D).

School Board Member: E.T. "Libby" Garvey.

School Board Member: Frank K. Wilson.

Bond referendums 1-4: For local parks and recreation, transportation, Metro and public schools: Yes.

Fairfax County

Four bond referendums: For human services facilities, public library facilities, parks and transportation: Yes.