The top race on the ticket is for mayor. Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser is the favorite to replace Mayor Vincent Gray after defeating him in the primary. Three out of four registered voters in the District are Democrats, and the city’s Democratic nominee has never lost a mayoral election.
The Grass March and Cowboy Express was scheduled to begin its trek along the Route 234 and Route 29 corridors at 4 a.m. But when News4’s Molette Green caught up with the convoy just before 6 a.m., there was only one rider. He told News4 that he was on his way to meet with a larger group at the Key Bridge.
The District was the nation’s third rattiest city in 2013, faring better than just Chicago and Los Angeles, according to pest control company Orkin. Orkin compiled these ranking based on how many rat treatments it performed in 2013, so take this ranking with a large cluster of rat dropping–sized skepticism.