Stories tagged: "elections"

A post-2022 midterm election survey found voters “had an overwhelmingly positive experience at the polls,” the report says, with over 88% of respondents saying they were confident their votes would be counted accurately. (Parker Michels-Boyce / For the Virginia Mercury)
Virginia saw more than 25,000 ballots cast via same-day registration in law’s first year

More than 25,000 Virginians tried to cast a ballot in the 2022 midterm elections under same-day registration rules, a new process that had the most impact in college towns, according to statewide data obtained by The Virginia Mercury.

FILE - Virginia Del. Lamont Bagby, D-Richmond, speaks during the House session at the Capitol, Feb. 1, 2022, in Richmond, Va. Bagby has defeated two opponents in a firehouse primary to advance to a March special general election for the blue-leaning, Richmond-based 9th Senate District of Virginia. He will face GOP nominee Stephen Imholt. The 9th District seat in the 40-member, Democrat-controlled state Senate is open due to Democratic Sen. Jennifer McClellan’s election to the U.S. House of Representatives last week. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, file)
Candidates Set For March Special Election To Fill McClellan’s Richmond-Based Seat

After a Sunday firehouse primary and canvass, two candidates will face off against each other to replace US Rep.-elect Jennifer McClellan’s seat in the Virginia state Senate. After Sunday’s primary, the candidates are set for a March 28 special election in Virginia’s 9th Senate District: Del. Lamont Bagby will face off against Republican Stephen Imholt....

Candidates for Senate District 9 Special Election to be Selected on Sunday

On Sunday, Virginia Democrats are holding a “firehouse primary” to select a candidate to run in the March 28 special election in Virginia’s 9th Senate District to replace US Rep.-elect Jennifer McClellan. Republicans will also select their nominee on Feb. 26 via an in-person canvass.

Democrat Aaron Rouse Wins Virginia State Senate Special Election

Rouse will replace Republican Jen Kiggans to represent District 7 in the Virginia state Senate, a win for reproductive rights in the Old Dominion.

Voters in Midlothian, VA
Here’s Why Virginia Is Holding a Special Election on Tuesday–and Why It Matters

Abortion helped drive turnout during midterms in November, and it would seem the issue is set to do the same in Virginia’s District 7 state Senate race.

A polling place at Richmond’s Main Library on Nov. 8, 2022. (Sarah Vogelsong / Virginia Mercury)
Beals Says No Reports of Voter Harassment or Intimidation in Virginia

Virginia Elections Commissioner Susan Beals said the state Department of Elections hasn’t received any specific reports of voter harassment or intimidation as Election Day enters its last few hours. 

Lista de requisitos para votar en las elecciones de mitad de período de 2022

Esta lista de verificación lo ayudará a asegurarse de que esté listo para votar en las elecciones de mitad de período de noviembre.