Below are The Post’s endorsements for 2014 elections in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the District and Maryland, and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Virginia. Candidates in uncontested races do not appear in the list below. To find your polling place and see a sample ballot, visit the websites of the board of elections for the District, Maryland or Virginia.

District of Columbia



Attorney General

D.C. Council

Chairman: Phil Mendelson (D)

At large (two seats): Courtney R. Snowden (I), Robert White (I)

Board of Education

Ward 3: Tricia Braun

Ward 6: Joe Weedon

Ballot initiative

Initiative 71, on the legalization of marijuana: No



Attorney General


U.S. House of Representatives

4th District: Donna Edwards (D)

5th District: Steny Hoyer (D)

6th District: John K. Delaney (D)

8th District: Chris Van Hollen (D)

Ballot questions

Question 1, on the Transportation Trust Fund: Yes

Montgomery County

County Executive

State’s Attorney

Board of Education

District 1: Judy Docca

District 3: Patricia O’Neill

District 5: Mike Durso

Maryland State Senate

District 14: Frank Howard (R)

District 15: Brian J. Feldman (D)

Maryland State House

District 14 (three seats): Anne R. Kaiser (D), Eric G. Luedtke (D), Craig J. Zucker (D)

District 15 (three seats): Kathleen M. Dumais (D), Aruna Miller (D), David Fraser-Hidalgo (D)

District 16 (three seats): Bill Frick (D), Marc Korman (D), Rose Li (R)

District 19 (three seats): Benjamin F. Kramer (D), Bonnie L. Cullison (D), Maricé Morales (D)

District 20 (three seats): Sheila E. Hixson (D), Will Smith (D), Dan Robinson (Green)

County Council

District 2: Craig Rice (D)

District 4: Nancy Navarro (D)

Prince George’s County

Board of Education

District 2: Lupi Grady

District 6: Carolyn M. Boston

District 9: Sonya Williams

Maryland State Senate

District 26: C. Anthony Muse (D)

Maryland House of Delegates

District 22 (Three seats): Tawanna P. Gaines (D), Anne Healey (D), Alonzo T. Washington (D)

District 23A: Geraldine Valentino-Smith (D)

District 23B (Two seats): Marvin E. Holmes, Jr. (D), no other endorsement

District 24 (Three seats): Erek Barron (D), Carolyn J.B. Howard (D), Michael L. Vaughn (D)

Ballot questions

Question J, on extending county council and executive term limits: Yes


U.S. Senate

U.S. House of Representatives

District 8: Don Beyer (D)

District 10: No endorsement

District 11: Gerald E. Connolly (D)

Arlington County

County Board

School Board