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...

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni...

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments from past and present. In one of...

Virginia sheriffs on the ballot

It might not be the job that gets the most attention on a ballot, but local elected sheriffs can wield a significant amount of power in Virginia. Their decisions affect how law...

With another shutdown on the horizon, Virginia Congresspeople look to safeguard state

The clouds of a government shutdown are once again rolling over Washington this fall, an ominous sign for Virginia. A 2019 study from the personal finance website Wallet Hub...

Warner and Kaine introduce the ‘Virginia Beach Strong Act’

Virginia Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation that aims make donations to a fund for the families of victims of the May mass shooting in Virginia Beach tax deductible.

Larry Barnett and the joy of canvassing

Larry Barnett is a nice guy with a unique taste for life. He’s a musician, father and retired mental health professional. But his real joie de vivre is knocking on doors.

Student absentee ballots flood in at record pace, a good omen for Virginia Democrats

A record number of Virginia college students are expected to participate in the Nov. 5, 2019 elections. Nearly 11,000 students have applied for absentee ballots this year, according to the...