Democrats won in Virginia; here’s what comes next

The new majority has to set their agenda, pick their leaders and face down potential intra-party fights. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that if Virginians voted Republican in...

Virginia statehouse flips from Republicans to Democrats in historic election

Virginia Democrats have control of the state legislature and governorship for the first time in decades. What happens next? For the first time in over two decades, Democrats...

Virginia polling station runs out of ballots by 8 a.m.

Today's election could give Democrats control of the state legislature A Richmond precinct ran out of ballots by 8 a.m. this morning, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports, signaling already-high...

Trump’s entrance into Virginia elections may backfire, Dems hope

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to urge Virginians to support Republicans ahead of the state legislative elections, even as GOP candidates try to distance themselves from the president.

The group of Democrats banding together to win rural Virginia

As Republicans scramble to win back seats they lost in urban and suburban districts across Richmond, Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads in 2017, lesser-known Democrats are making a play in rural parts...

In Virginia, black students more likely to be penalized for the same conduct as...

A new report from a legal advocacy group for low-income Virginians found black students made up a disproportionate share of the disorderly conduct charges filed by Virginia public school officers.

ERA advocates send 40,000 postcards to voters in five Virginia House districts

VAratifyERA Campaign Coordinator Kati Hornung thought she would be out of a job by now. "We're actually trying to put ourselves out of business," she said of the...

NRA can’t make up its mind on Sturtevant rating

The NRA appears to be having difficulty deciding whether or not to release their "A-" assessment of Sen. Glen Sturtevant's (R-10) voting record on gun legislation. Earlier this week, BlueVirginia reported the NRA had...

Why this delegate skipped dozens of votes to hang in Cocoa Beach

In a state where one vote is often all that separates a bill from becoming law or fading away, majority control matters, even when the controlling party's advantage is razor-thin.

Del. Tim Hugo’s connections to Turbo Tax and H&R Block under scrutiny

In the middle of a tough campaign to hold onto his seat, Virginia Republican Del. Tim Hugo’s (R-40) connections to Turbo Tax and H&R Block are coming under...