It’s Election Day…

It’s Election Day…

It is election day and every vote counts. So much so that the Department of Justice has deployed 500 monitors to 67 precincts in 28 states. It includes Fairfax and Prince William counties in Virginia. Early reports show voting turn out is high all across the country and with this election it will truly make the difference in the outcome.

What you need to know before heading to the polls …

The polls stay open in Virginia until 7 and in Maryland and the District until 8 tonight. In Maryland, first time voters you should bring id to vote. Some of the issue before residents include selecting a person to replace retiring Senator Barbara Mukulski, term limits in Montgomery County and whether to add two seats to the Prince George’s County Council. The polls close at 8 tonight. DC, the Statehood referendum is the big issue before residents. Voters will also cast ballots for two at-large council seats & in Wards 2,4, 7 & 8 and for School Board Members. You do not need ID to vote in the District of Columbia. In fact, you can still register & vote at the polls but you will need proof of residency.

Still have voting questions, here’s where to go…

WHUR will have full coverage of today’s election to the very end. If you still have questions about voting our your polling site you can go to WHUR.com and click on “Say it loud and Proud”.

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Growing up in a military family, Taylor Thomas lived overseas until she was 16 years old. She called places such as Great Britain and the Philippines home. For a time, Taylor even spoke with a British accent. Well now she resides in the DC area and for the past three years has worked as the news anchor for The Steve Harvey Morning Show on WHUR. Recently, Taylor has adopted the Washington Redskins as her most loved pro sports team. And she considers Hains Point as her all time favorite spot in the district.

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