FILE - Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is shown a voter receipt slip while touring the Loudoun County County Office of Elections, in Leesburg, Va., Sept. 20, 2022. Election officials in Virginia have announced plans to withdraw the state from a bipartisan effort aimed at ensuring accurate voter lists and combating fraud that has been ensnared in conspiracy theories that have erupted since the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Virginia Republicans Want to Abandon Bipartisan Voter Protection System

Despite being one of the seven founding states of the Electronic Registration Information Center, Virginia’s top election official has announced that the commonwealth would be withdrawing from the bipartisan, multistate partnership originally founded in 2012.

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)
Virginia Election Officials Change Process for Removing Dead People from Voter Rolls

The Virginia Department of Elections says it has “streamlined” the process of removing dead voters from the rolls by allowing local registrars to use obituaries to confirm deaths and creating a form meant to make it easier for family members to notify election offices after a death.

Virginia Department of Elections ‘Inadvertently’ Shared Registered Voter List

The Virginia Department of Elections disclosed last week that over a month ago it “inadvertently” shared the state's registered voter list, which contains personal identifying information, with an unnamed individual.

Youngkin administration now requires felons to apply to get their voting rights back

In a shift from Virginia’s last three governors, Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s administration is requiring people with felony convictions to proactively apply to regain their voting rights upon release from prison and is not automatically restoring rights for any group of offenders.

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Quiz: What Type of Voter Are You?

Swing voter? Casual voter? Dedicated voter? Take our quiz to find out.

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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.