WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s primary election in the District of Columbia (all times local):
Voters in the District of Columbia are deciding whether former mayor Vincent Gray will return to the D.C. Council, two years after he lost his bid for a second term as mayor.
The 73-year-old Gray is running for the Council seat representing his home ward. He was dogged throughout his mayoral term by a federal investigation of his 2010 campaign. Six people pleaded guilty to felonies related to their efforts to help him get elected. Gray denied all wrongdoing, and he was not charged.
Gray said Tuesday that this year’s campaign has allowed him to move forward from the investigation. He’s running in a Democratic primary against Council member Yvette Alexander.
District voters are also choosing between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the last presidential primary of the year.
Voters in the District of Columbia could hand Hillary Clinton a final, largely meaningless victory in the last primary election of the 2016 presidential campaign season.
The primary in the nation’s capital is Tuesday. Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally in the District last week, the same day President Barack Obama and other leading Democrats endorsed Clinton after she clinched the nomination.
Clinton is expected to fare well in the District, which is 49 percent black. She has defeated Sanders handily in states with large African-American populations.
In local races, District voters will decide whether former Mayor Vincent Gray will return to the D.C. Council. Gray lost his bid for a second term as mayor in 2014 amid a federal investigation of his 2010 campaign.
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