All registered voters are eligible to vote absentee.
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Voting dates In the nation’s capital, eligible citizens can register to vote online until Oct. 16. Mailed applications must be received by the Board of Elections by the same date or in person up to and on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
The city of Washington, D.C. utilizes a "strong mayor" and city council system. In this form of municipal government, the city council serves as the city's primary legislative body while the Mayor serves as the city's chief executive officer. At-large council positions represent the entire District. The Washington, D.C. City Council is the city's primary legislative body. The council votes on and drafts legislation, approves the city's annual budget and sets the revenue required to fund the budget. Additionally, the council appoints members to boards and commissions and gives the final say on appointments made by the Mayor.
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