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Don’t spend tonight watching election results at some boring, pricey cash-bar party. A couple venues have the right idea, like Busboys & Poets, which plans to broadcast results at all their locations throughout the day, and the Kennedy Center, where an “Election Night Jam” in the Grand Foyer will show results while Jason Moran and The Bandwagon perform. Meanwhile, the young and pretty are sure to flock to Brightest Young Things’ “Election Night 2012 Spectacular” at Liv. Read more >>> (Caroline Jones)


Turns out it’s illegal to give food and drink freebies and discounts to voters. But that’s not stopping everyone. Check out our list of where to get deals for showing your “I voted” sticker. (Jessica Sidman)


First things first: vote. If you need assistance, here’s City Paper‘s guide.

City Paper election headquarters are at the Black Squirrel in Adams Morgan. Stop by for a drink or three and convene with City Paper staffers and contributors. For news, check Loose Lips and City Desk throughout the evening for dispatches from around the city. 6 p.m. at the Black Squirrel, 2427 18th St. NW.

Over the election? Then go watch some bands in an art studio. Each Other, City Paper faves Foul Swoops, Freak Heat Waves, and Mumbly Peg play 52 O St. NW tonight for a very affordable $5. Learn more on the event’s Facebook page.

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