Posts Tagged Election 2018
Northern Virginia is No Longer a Republican Stronghold
Northern Virginia was once a bastion of economic conservatism. But now, as Michael Pope reports, the region has only one elected Republican official at the state or federal level.
Ben Cline Wins 6th District Seat
Virginia’s 6th Congressional District has been represented by a Republican for more than two decades. And, as Nick Gilmore reports, that trend will continue with a new face.
What Will Turnout Look Like on Election Day?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 2, 2018
Voters are headed to the polls next week to vote in the midterm elections. But how many are expected to show up? Michael Pope has a forecast.
Who is Showing Up on Election Day in Virginia?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 31, 2018
Voters are about to head to the polls across Virginia, deciding a U.S. Senate race as well as several hotly contested congressional races. But, the universe of voters who shows up in a mid-term is not the same as a presidential year. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia’s LG Makes Case for Dems Across the Country
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 26, 2018
Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor may not be up for election this year, but that hasn’t stopped him from hitting the campaign trail. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
A Surge in Early Voting May Not Mean Higher Voter Turnout
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 24, 2018
Voters are heading to the polls in record numbers to cast early ballots. But, that won’t necessarily lead to higher turnout on Election Day. Michael Pope reports.
Campaign Cash Is Starting to Flow From One Competitive Race to Another
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 17, 2018
Election Day is fast approaching, and that means the campaign cash is flying around Virginia politics. Michael Pope is digging into the latest round of financial disclosures.
A Record-Breaking Amount of Outside Money Is Pouring into Virginia’s Elections This Year
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 15, 2018
As Election Day approaches, voters are considering which candidates they’ll support in November. And outside groups are spending a lot of money to influence that decision. Michael Pope reports.
Is Virginia’s 5th Congressional Race “Competitive?”
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 12, 2018
How many competitive congressional races does Virginia have this year. Three? Perhaps four? As Michael Pope reports, one may or may not be on the list.
Climate Change Takes Center Stage at 5th District Debate
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 9, 2018
Following the United Nation’s recent report on climate change, the issue was a hot topic at a debate Monday night between the two candidates in Virginia’s 5th District. Nick Gilmore reports.
UVA’s Crystal Ball Predicts Trouble for Some of Virginia’s Republican Incumbents
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 29, 2018
The politics of Virginia’s congressional elections may be shifting, according to new projections. Michael Pope explains.
Examining Fundraising Numbers for Virginia’s Republican Senate Hopefuls
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 6, 2018
Republicans are about to select their candidate to take on incumbent Senator Tim Kaine. Whichever candidate emerges as the winner next week will face a huge financial challenge. Michael Pope reports.
With Next Week’s Primary Elections Looming, Which Candidates Have a Leg Up in Fundraising?
Candidates for Congress are raising and spending millions of dollars in advance of next week’s primary election. Michael Pope reports.
Three Republicans Battle To Take On Tim Kaine
Republicans will be heading to the polls June 12 to select a candidate to take on Senator Tim Kaine this fall. Michael Pope reports.
The Politics of ICE in Virginia
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 4, 2018
As the campaign season heats up heading into the primary this month, the issue of immigration is at the forefront in many campaigns. Michael Pope explains.
Following Pennsylvania Special Election, Red Districts in Virginia Could Be Up For Grabs
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 16, 2018
This year’s election is shaping up to be even more competitive than many observers thought, and congressional seats that were considered safe a few years ago are now in play. One Central Virginia congressional district appears to have moved from a safe Republican seat into one of the hottest races this year. Michael Pope reports.
Could Controversy Surrounding the NFL Bring Momentum to Corey Stewart’s Senate Run?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 27, 2017
The controversy over NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem is reaching into the realm of Virginia politics. Now, as Michael Pope reports, one candidate for the United States Senate hopes the issue might bring new attention to his campaign.
State Senator Set to Challenge Comstock in Virginia’s 10th District
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on April 20, 2017
The next congressional election may be a year and a half away, but now is the time when candidates are throwing their hats into the ring. One particular announcement this week is already scrambling the 2018 race. Michael Pope reports.