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2020 Washington, D.C. elections

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2020 Washington, D.C. elections

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Turnout66.90%[1]

The 2020 Washington, D.C. elections were held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Its primary elections were held on June 2, 2020.[2]

In addition to the U.S. presidential race, Washington, D.C. voters elected one of its two shadow Senators, its nonvoting member of the House of Representatives and 6 of 13 seats on the council. There is also one ballot measure which was voted on.[3]

Federal elections

President of the United States

Washington, D.C. has 3 electoral votes in the Electoral College. The district has leaned heavily Democratic in each presidential election since 1964, the first one in which its population was able to vote.

2020 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Biden 317,323 92.15%
Republican Donald Trump (incumbent) 18,586 5.40%
Libertarian Jo Jorgensen 2,036 0.59%
D.C. Statehood Green Howie Hawkins 1,726 0.50%
Independent Gloria La Riva 855 0.25%
Independent Brock Pierce 693 0.20%
Write-in 3,137 0.91%
Total votes 344,356 100.00%

United States House of Representatives

Eleanor Holmes Norton is running for re-election as a non-voting delegate to the House of Representatives.[4]

2020 United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eleanor Holmes Norton (incumbent) 281,831 86.30%
Libertarian Patrick Hynes 9,678 2.96%
Independent Barbara Washington Franklin 7,628 2.34%
Socialist Workers Omari Musa 6,702 2.05%
D.C. Statehood Green Natale Lino Stracuzzi 5,553 1.70%
Independent David Krucoff 5,017 1.54%
Independent Amir Lowery 5,001 1.53%
Independent John Cheeks 2,914 0.89%
Write-in 2,263 0.69%
Total votes 326,587 100.00%
Democratic hold

Shadow Senator

Incumbent Paul Strauss was re-elected to a sixth term as Shadow Senator.

2020 United States Shadow Senator election in the District of Columbia[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Strauss (incumbent) 251,991 81.17%
D.C. Statehood Green Eleanor Ory 31,151 10.03%
Republican Cornelia Weiss 24,168 7.78%
Write-in 3,154 1.02%
Total votes 310,464 100.00%
Democratic hold

Shadow Representative

Incumbent Franklin Garcia has declined to run for re-election. Democrat Oye Owolewa, independent Sohaer Syed, and Statehood Green Joyce Robinson-Paul are competing for his open seat.

2020 United States Shadow Representative election in the District of Columbia[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Oye Owolewa 240,533 81.60%
D.C. Statehood Green Joyce Robinson-Paul 27,128 9.20%
Independent Sohaer Rizvi Syed 22,771 7.72%
Write-in 4,341 1.47%
Total votes 294,773 100.00%
Democratic hold

District elections

Council

2020 Council of the District of Columbia election

← 2018 November 3, 2020 (2020-11-03) 2022 →

6 of 13 seats in the Council
7 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Independent
Seats before 11 2
Seats after 11 2
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 257,294 375,987
Percentage 38.08% 55.64%

Members of the Council of the District of Columbia are elected to four-year terms. In 2020, six of the thirteen seats were up for election: four single-member wards and two single non-transferable vote at-large seats.

At-Large

2020 Council of the District of Columbia at-large election[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert White (incumbent) 139,208 25.96%
Independent Christina Henderson 79,189 14.77%
Independent Vincent Orange 64,389 12.01%
Independent Ed Lazere 61,882 11.54%
Independent Marcus Goodwin 60,636 11.31%
Independent Markus Batchelor 19,095 3.56%
Republican Marya Pickering 17,883 3.33%
Independent Mónica Palacio 13,635 2.54%
D.C. Statehood Green Ann C. Wilcox 9,793 1.83%
Independent Franklin Garcia 8,972 1.67%
Independent Jeanné Lewis 7,417 1.38%
Independent Chander Jayaraman 7,365 1.37%
Independent Claudia Barragán 5,607 1.05%
Independent A'Shia Howard 5,329 0.99%
Libertarian Joe Bishop-Henchman 5,173 0.96%
Independent Will Merrifield 5,086 0.95%
Independent Kathy Henderson 4,803 0.90%
Independent Alexander M. Padro 3,780 0.70%
Independent Calvin H. Gurley 3,203 0.60%
Independent Michangelo Scruggs 2,874 0.54%
Independent Keith Silver 2,605 0.49%
Independent Mario Cristaldo 2,384 0.44%
Independent Rick Murphree 1,851 0.35%
Independent Eric M. Rogers 1,839 0.34%
Write-in 2,266 0.42%
Total votes 536,264 100.00%
Democratic hold
Independent hold

Ward 2

2020 Council of the District of Columbia Ward 2 election[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brooke Pinto (incumbent) 20,364 68.30%
Independent Randy Downs 6,141 20.60%
Independent Martin Miguel Fernandez 2,137 7.17%
D.C. Statehood Green Peter Bolton 873 2.93%
Write-in 302 1.01%
Total votes 29,817 100.00%
Democratic hold

Ward 4

2020 Council of the District of Columbia Ward 4 election[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Janeese Lewis George 38,990 91.76%
D.C. Statehood Green Perry Redd 2,434 5.73%
Write-in 1,065 2.51%
Total votes 42,489 100.00%
Democratic hold

Ward 7

2020 Council of the District of Columbia Ward 7 election[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vincent C. Gray (incumbent) 33,392 94.47%
Write-in 1,955 5.53%
Total votes 35,347 100.00%
Democratic hold

Ward 8

2020 Council of the District of Columbia Ward 8 election[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Trayon White (incumbent) 25,340 78.84%
Independent Fred Hill 4,745 14.76%
Independent Christopher Cole 1,023 3.18%
Republican Nate Derenge 717 2.23%
Write-in 316 0.98%
Total votes 32,141 100.00%
Democratic hold

Ballot measure

Initiative 81, titled the Entheogenic Plants and Fungus Policy Act of 2020, aims to decriminalize noncommercial cultivation, distribution and possession of psychedelic plants, including psilocybin mushrooms, iboga, cacti containing mescaline, and ayahuasca.[6]

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
For Initiative 81 Against Initiative 81 Undecided
FM3 Research/Campaign to Decriminalize Nature DC[A] August 16–24, 2020 620 (LV) ± 4% 60% 24% 16%
FM3 Research/Campaign to Decriminalize Nature DC[A] March – April, 2020 – (V)[b] 51% 27% 22%

Result

Initiative Measure No. 81
Entheogenic Plants and Fungus Policy Act
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed
Yes
214,685 76.18
No 67,140 23.82
Total votes 281,825 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 517,890 54.42
Source: [5]

Notes

  1. ^ Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear
  2. ^ Not yet released
Partisan clients
  1. ^ a b Poll sponsored by Campaign to Decrminalize Nature D.C., which had supported the initiative prior to the poll's sampling period

References

  1. ^ "Election Statistics". District of Columbia Board of Elections. December 2, 2020.
  2. ^ "Municipal elections in Washington, D.C. (2020)". Ballotpedia. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  3. ^ Sakellaridis, Faye (September 18, 2020). "60 Percent of DC Voters Support Plant Medicine Decriminalization". Lucid. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  4. ^ "Live: District of Columbia State Primary Election Results 2020". New York Times. June 3, 2020. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "General Election 2020 - Certified Results". electionresults.dcboe.org. December 2, 2020.
  6. ^ Moyer, Justin (August 5, 2020). "D.C. residents to vote on decriminalization of 'magic mushrooms' on November ballot". Washington Post. Retrieved September 20, 2020.

Further reading

External links

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