Elections


Block by Block: Jackie Glass Wins House Special Election With Promise to Champion Women

Jackie Glass won the January special election with 75% of the vote; one day before Virginia's General Assembly convened.

Rioters scale a wall at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Social Media Posts from Jan. 6 Could Determine What Happens to Two Former Rocky Mount Police Officers

Two former Rocky Mount police officers with connections to the Jan. 6 insurrection will go to trial in April.

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
One Year Later: The Virginia Republicans Who Played a Role in the Big Lie and the Jan. 6 Insurrection

Despite their efforts to undermine the will of Virginians, these lawmakers are still serving in Congress and the General Assembly.

Image of Stephen Farnsworth courtesy of subject. Graphic treatment by Keith Warther.
‘Coups Don’t Always Happen the First Time’: Why the Next Version of Jan. 6 Could Succeed

To better understand the events of Jan. 6 and the threats facing the US, we spoke to Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington.

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Two Potential Recounts? Here’s the Latest on the Fight for Control of Virginia’s House of Delegates.

The unofficial results of two House of Delegates races in Hampton Roads show the candidates falling within the range of margin to request a recount.

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Breaking Down What Was (and Wasn’t) Unique in Virginia’s 2021 Election

We talked to political analyst J. Miles Coleman to get his take on the 2021 election in the commonwealth.

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Republicans Regain Power in Virginia: Youngkin Wins, House Control Unclear

The full outcome of Tuesday's election may take days or weeks to work out, but gridlock seems very likely in the commonwealth.