Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd. Photo by Darrow Montgomery.

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This week’s cover: Ward 8 chooses Marion Barry‘s replacement. [WCP]

In Ward 4, Brandon Todd coasts, with help from some surreptitious Googling. [LL]

Muriel Bowser and Karl Racine agree to a ceasefire for now. [Post]

Ward 8 hopefuls bail on anti-Bowser press conference. [LL]

Jason Chaffetz: Stop smoking pot on the Mall! [Post]

The streetlight contract saga is finally over. [WBJ]

Traffic cameras haven’t calmed Maryland Avenue NE. [WAMU]

Direction of gay vote unclear in special elections. [Blade]

More on Jim Graham‘s foray into the strip club business. [Post]

New LGBTQ affairs office for Bowser. [Blade]

Traffic camera revenue drops big time. [WBJ]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery