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Muriel Bowser wins the mayoral race by nearly 20 percent over David Catania. [LL, APPost, WAMU, DCist]

Bowser’s speech focuses on urgency. [LL]

Voters approve marijuana legalization even as advocates strike a cautious tone. [City DeskTimesPost, WAMU, DCist]

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says she’ll defend pot initiative from Congress. [City Desk]

Elissa Silverman is your newest at-large councilmember. [LLPost]

Catania asks supporters to help Bowser succeed in his concession speech; finds some takers. [LL]

Single-digit vote totals can’t stop Carol Schwartz from boogeying. [LL, LL]

More on Election Day. [LL, LL, LL, LL]

Deputy mayor pushes back on Courtland Milloy‘s descriptions of New Communities. [Post]

Post ed board cheers Bowser’s election. [Post]

Inmate who had his conviction overturned sues the District. [Post]

Even this dog likes Initiative 71. [City Desk]

Conveniently for politicians on the ballot, D.C. United stadium report doesn’t appear until the day after Election Day. [Deadspin]

Marion Barry says his talking about a rump-kicking for Catania is just how people talk in Ward 8. [LL]

Roast of the mayoral candidates should itself be set ablaze. [LL]

Ward 4 operatives started eying Bowser’s Council seat before she even won. [LL]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery