Stories tagged: "elections"


Block by Block: Jackie Glass Wins House Special Election With Promise to Champion Women

Jackie Glass won the January special election with 75% of the vote; one day before Virginia's General Assembly convened.

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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. 

Virginia republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin, participates in a  debate with democratic gubernatorial candidate former Governor Terry McAuliffe at Northern Virginia Community College, in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Read This If You Think Crime Is a Huge Problem in Virginia

2020 saw an increase in murders in Virginia and 45 other states across the country. Politicians like Glenn Youngkin have one explanation for that increase, but we actually did the research. Here's the truth.

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.