Marijuana’s D.C. landslide

In November, 70 percent of voters approved Initiative 71 to legalize marijuana. It takes effect Thursday, Feb. 26. The initiative passed in every precinct except one, where it failed by only nine votes.

Initiative 71 Votes Percentage
Yes 115,050 70%
No 49,168 30%

Winning vote margin

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  • 200
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SOURCE: D.C. Board of Elections. Graphic: Ted Mellnik and Denise Lu. Published Feb. 25, 2015.