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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.

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Why Do We Vote, Mom?: How to Talk to Your Kids About the Virginia Election

“I think it’s a good influence. It just shows them that their parent is participating in the election and they have a voice to see who gets elected.”

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‘Our Very Democracy on the Line’: Women Leaders Across Virginia Share a Powerful Message

A group of current and former lawmakers, leaders, and even songwriters met recently to talk about the importance of getting out to vote in Virginia’s elections. 

Youngkin Refuses To Join Virginia Bar Association’s Debate

RICHMOND-After 35 years, a Virginia political tradition is coming to an end. Republican Glenn Youngkin is refusing to take part in the Virginia Bar Association's debate.

Youngkin Is Wrong About Virginia’s Abortion Policies. Here’s Why.

RICHMOND-Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin claims the state has radical abortion policies in place. But the ones stated don't exist.

A man casts his ballot at an early voting center at the University of the District of Columbia on October 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)
Member Resigns As Redistricting Commission Prepares For Hearings

RICHMOND-A member of the Virginia Redistricting Commission resigned this week, right before public hearings start across the Commonwealth.

From Voting Access to Gun Rights, Which Virginia Laws Changed July 1?

RICHMOND-When the clock hit midnight, changes happened across the Commonwealth. Here's a look at the new Virginia laws taking effect.