Coming up today in the D.C. area:

Special election: Early voting is set to begin today in the District. The ballot for the April 23 special election includes an open at-large council seat and a charter amendment.

Maryland legislation: Lawmakers will consider medical marijuana and dog-bite measures on the last day of the legislative session.

Jail guard sentencing: An ex-Prince George’s County jail guard is due to be sentenced in connection with an inmate’s death.

Forecast: Highs today could reach the mid-70s, with light breezes and a chance for a shower this evening.