It's an election year, so Nicole Desonia, of Centreville, Va., cast her vote for Abe, of The Racing Presidents, before the Nationals' home opener Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

It's an election year, so Nicole Desonia, of Centreville, Va., cast her vote for Abe, of The Racing Presidents, before the Nationals' home opener Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)