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BUTLER FOR DC MAYOR/FACEBOOK | James Butler, who unsuccessfully ran for mayor in the 2018 election,  started a proposed ballot initiative that would impose term limits on Washington, D.C. officials.

DC Elections Board Cancels Ballot Initiative on Term Limits

By Alexandra Bowman April 10, 2019

The Washington, D.C. Board of Elections ruled that D.C. residents may not vote to enact term limits for city officials April 3, effectively cancelling an upcoming ballot initiative that would limit D.C....

Never Too Late to Run

By The Editorial Board February 19, 2016

After last year’s chaotic elections, many students celebrated this season’s single-ticket ballot. Although the consolidation of talented, battle-tested students into one ticket reflected the ticket’s...

Howard-Maduike Petition Granted to Include More Write-in Slots on Ballot

By Suzanne Monyak February 17, 2016

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council instructed the GUSA Election Commission to include five write-in slots instead of one on the election ballot, following a petition Wednesday...

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GUSA Rejects Divestment Referendum

By Jack Bennett November 23, 2015

The Georgetown University Student Association senate rejected an initiative that would have created a student referendum of support for GU Fossil Free’s divestment goals on Sunday evening, citing...

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Fliers in Red Square, not signed by any group, urged students to vote in support of Initiative 71 to legalize marijuana in D.C. in today’s election.

Marijuana Legalized in DC

By Suzanne Monyak November 5, 2014

Recreational marijuana use was legalized in D.C. on Tuesday. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, 95,531 D.C. voters — 69.4 percent of the vote — voted in favor of Initiative 71, permitting...

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