Elections


This April 28, 2021, file photo shows the US Capitol building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
We May Not Know Who Controls the US House and Senate for a Few Days—or Even Weeks

Control of the two chambers of Congress will come down to mail ballots that are still being counted in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon—and possibly a December Senate run-off election in Georgia.

Searching For The Truth: Things Aren’t Always As They Seem on Election Day

Election Day has come and gone, and despite there being claims that people had issues voting in Chesterfield, things weren't what they appeared to be on Twitter.

A polling place at Richmond’s Main Library on Nov. 8, 2022. (Sarah Vogelsong / Virginia Mercury)
Beals Says No Reports of Voter Harassment or Intimidation in Virginia

Virginia Elections Commissioner Susan Beals said the state Department of Elections hasn’t received any specific reports of voter harassment or intimidation as Election Day enters its last few hours. 

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo voters cast their ballots under a giant mural at Robious Elementary school on Election Day, in Midlothian, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Need A Ride to The Polls? Lyft is Offering 50% Off on Election Day

The rideshare company is once again making sure more people can get to the polls and exercise their right to vote throughout the country.

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File
Registering for Democracy: Why Your Vote Matters

September 20 is National Voter Registration Day. In an op-ed, Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, the president and executive director of NextGen America, highlights the growing importance of young voters.

Lista de requisitos para votar en las elecciones de mitad de período de 2022

Esta lista de verificación lo ayudará a asegurarse de que esté listo para votar en las elecciones de mitad de período de noviembre.

Did You Know: 2022 Election Edition

The Virginia Department of Elections website is chock full of information about the electoral process, but there are some interesting tidbits that you might not know about Virginia's electoral process in particular!