Marijuana On The Ballot: D.C. Voters OK Legalization

In the first of several widely watched votes on marijuana in the midterm election season, voters in Washington, D.C., have approved the legal use of marijuana for recreational purposes.

Supporters of the D.C. marijuana measure had a 65-29.5 percent lead as of 9:09 p.m. ET, with 20,727 voting in favor. We’ll update this post as more results come in. You can also follow our special coverage at NPR’s Election Party.

Pot is also on the ballot in Oregon, where Measure 91 would legalize recreational use, and in Alaska, where Ballot Measure 2 would do the same thing. The provisions restrict use to adults who are at least 21 years old.

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