Below is a list of The Washington Post Editorial Board’s endorsements for the midterm elections in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The midterm elections are on Nov. 6.

This post has been updated.

The District

Mayor: Muriel E. Bowser (D) [Read the editorial]

Attorney General: Karl A. Racine (D) [Read the editorial]

D.C. Council [Read the editorial]

  • Chairman: Phil Mendelson (D)
  • At large: Dionne Reeder (I)
  • Ward 1: Brianne K. Nadeau (D)
  • Ward 3: Petar A. Dimtchev (I)
  • Ward 5: Kenyan R. McDuffie (D)
  • Ward 6: Charles Allen (D)

D.C. Board of Education [Read the editorial]

  • Ward 1: Jason Andrean
  • Ward 3: Dora Currea
  • Ward 5: Zachary Parker
  • Ward 6: Jessica Sutter

Nonvoting representative to Congress: Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) [Read the editorial]


Governor: Larry Hogan (R) [Read the editorial]

U.S. Senator: Ben Cardin (D)  [Read the editorial]

Attorney General: Brian E. Frosh (D) [Read the editorial]

6th Congressional District: David Trone (D) [Read the editorial]

Montgomery County executive: Nancy Floreen (I) [Read the editorial]

Prince George’s County Board of Education [Read the editorial]

  • District 2: Lupi Grady
  • District 3: Pamela Boozer-Strother
  • District 6: Carolyn M. Boston
  • District 9: Sonya Williams

Montgomery County Board of Education [Read the editorial]

  • At large: Julie Reiley
  • District 1: Maria Blaeuer
  • District 3: Patricia O’Neill

Question 1 (to require that all tax revenue from casinos be earmarked for K-12 public schools): No [Read the editorial]

Question 2 (to allow same-day voter registration on Election Day): Yes [Read the editorial]


U.S. Senator: Tim Kaine (D) [Read the editorial]

10th Congressional District: Jennifer Wexton (D) [Read the editorial]

Post Opinions writer Paul Waldman dissects the current climate in political ads. (Kate Woodsome, Danielle Kunitz, Paul Waldman/The Washington Post)

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