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Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Voters at Polls Across D.C. Area.; Close Contests Expected

A handful of close contests are expected Tuesday as D.C., Maryland and Virginia voters head to the polls. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Virginia Voters Head to the Polls

Virginia Voters Head to the Polls

Two big races to watch in Virginia: The Senate race and 10th Congressional District. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports. Watch »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 5:20 AM
Md. Race for Governor Tightens

Md. Race for Governor Tightens

News4's Chris Gordon reports on how the Maryland gubernatorial race between Larry Hogan and Anthony Brown has tightened hours before election day. Watch »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Things to Know About Virginia's Voter ID Law

Virginia voters will have to bring a photo ID to vote on Tuesday -- but that ID is not required to include the voter's address. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 9:19 PM
Voters in the District Head to Polls

Voters in the District Head to Polls

Poling places saw a steady stream of voters in the District. Tom Sherwood reports. Watch »

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Prepping for Election Day in the Commonwealth

Prepping for Election Day in the Commonwealth

Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on the two hottest races in Virginia. Watch »

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 1:06 PM
New Voter ID Law in Virginia

New Voter ID Law in Virginia

A new law in Virginia requires every voter in the commonwealth to have a photo ID. Those without one can go to a voter registration office and apply for a free Virginia voter ID card. Aaron Gilchrist has... Watch »

Monday, Nov 3, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Former President George H.W. Bush Backs Gillespie

Former President George H.W. Bush Backs Gillespie

Former President George H.W. Bush is endorsing Republican Ed Gillespie in his bid against incumbent Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Michelle Obama Stumps for Brown in Md.

Michelle Obama Stumps for Brown in Md.

First lady Michelle Obama is rallying voters in Maryland to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor. Read »

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Saturday Last Day to Vote Absentee In Person

Saturday Last Day to Vote Absentee In Person

Saturday is the last day to vote absentee in person. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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