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Fenit Nirappil
I cover D.C. government for . Stakeholders should only describe vampire hunters. Reach me: Open DMs or Fenit.Nirappil@washpost.com
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Fenit Nirappil 45m
Which of these D.C. incumbents do you think is most likely to lose tonight?
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Fenit Nirappil 59m
Nevada does high-card draws. Pawnee, Indiana seats the male candidate and jails the female candidate in the event of a tie
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Fenit Nirappil 1h
A tote bag instead of a bowl
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Shomari Stone 1h
D.C.’s police chief on the one time he had to use a gun. The perp was a dog.
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Fenit Nirappil 23h
Just tuning into D.C. elections? A thread of local news coverage to help you do your homework on the races in tomorrow's primary (1/X)
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Fenit Nirappil 4h
Baby Bowser has helped mom lock up at least one vote. From ’s interview of a voter in Ward 3:
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Fenit Nirappil 4h
Not the afternoon of Election Day news alert you want for a good voter turnout!
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Fenit Nirappil 4h
Adrian Fenty (and a bunch of other former Ward 4 Council members) joins onetime employee Bowser on the verge of her re-election (barring a general election surprise)
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Fenit Nirappil 5h
Replying to @maustermuhle
Just spoke to an ex-reporter who said she sympathized with the struggles of journalists doing man on the street interviews
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Fenit Nirappil 5h
If you think your vote doesn’t matter today in D.C., never forget the tied race and “The Bowl” that decided control of the Virginia House
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Fenit Nirappil 6h
Republican voter told me he was hassled by a poll worker at Model Cities Senior Wellness Center in NE DC who said his kind “was not welcome” when requesting a GOP ballot. BOE confirms that worker was terminated and won’t be hired again
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Maggie Haberman 8h
This shouldn’t go unnoticed, especially after claims he was taken out of context re MS-13 before. Now it’s “illegal immigrants” and “infesting” before he gets to MS-13.
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Fenit Nirappil 9h
“Normally I have people lined up down the block waiting to get in” a D.C. precinct captain of 20 years tells at Goodwill Baptist Church in Ward 1. About 100 ballot cast in first hour
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Fenit Nirappil 9h
Just like the movie: Billy and the Cloneasaurus
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Fenit Nirappil 9h
Replying to @JoshJosa
Did you get your correct ballot eventually or raise this with poll workers?
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Fenit Nirappil 9h
Replying to @erickanner
Voter decision probably won’t be end of it because there will be pressure on Council to weigh in either way
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Fenit Nirappil 9h
Replying to @maustermuhle
Had a person absolutely flip out on me once screaming “No one is supposed to ever say how they voted!” I’d like to go to his Thanksgiving and have his Facebook friends
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Fenit Nirappil 10h
Replying to @BeltwayGreg
Aren’t you running in the general?
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Fenit Nirappil 10h
What D.C. politicians are up to: is voting at Shepherd Elementary & Attorney General (who is unopposed) is rallying with at Edmund Burke School. Mendelson will accompany his daughter as she votes for the first time
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Fenit Nirappil 10h
Replying to @erickanner
🙌🏾 how was the scene at your polling place?
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