Posts Tagged Election 2019

Group That Represents Home Healthcare Workers Donates 300k to Female Candidates of Color

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The Growing Influence of Hispanic Voters in Virginia Elections

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This month is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to reflect on the contribution Hispanic voters have made to Virginia politics. Michael Pope reports.

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With Deadlines Approaching, Campaigns Use Different Tricks to Influence Finance Disclosures

campaigndeadlineCandidates for the General Assembly are facing a key deadline this week for campaign finance. Michael Pope is following the money.

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This Year’s Election Could Have Impacts on FMLA and Sick Leave in Virginia

thumbnail_leaveWhen can employees take time off? And how much time should they get to leave work? Lawmakers are expected to consider these questions next year, and the results will depend on what happens during this year’s election. Michael Pope reports.

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Elections Board Denies GOP Another Chance in Central Virginia District

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Virginia’s Board of Elections will not allow Republican Delegate Nick Freitas on the ballot this November. That decision came during a board meeting Tuesday. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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When it Comes to Small-Dollar Donations, Democrats Are Out-Raising Republicans

virginia_flag_map_0Campaign-finance disclosures show business groups and corporations are donating to Republican incumbents in this year’s General Assembly races. But, Democrats are leading in smaller donations. Michael Pope reports.

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Big Spenders Don’t Always Win Elections, But They Win Quite Often

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For candidates trying to get elected, spending money isn’t everything. But as Michael Pope reports, it’s often a sign of success.

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Some Incumbents Facing Stiff Fundraising Challenges from Opponents

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The latest round of campaign-finance documents are shedding new light on the contours of Election 2019. Michael Pope is looking at the numbers.

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This Week’s Primary Results May Spark Significant Changes to Virginia’s Criminal Justice System

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Two local races in Northern Virginia might have big implications for the criminal justice system in Virginia. Michael Pope explains why.

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Analysts: Accepting PAC Money from the Governor Could Have Mixed Results

StateSeal00Under normal circumstances, candidates would welcome money from the governor to help finance their campaigns. But this year, it’s a little different. Michael Pope is following the money.

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Incumbents in some Key Races Trail in Fundraising

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Campaign-finance numbers show several members of the General Assembly need to play catch up now that the session has ended. Michael Pope has details.

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Analyzing What Turnout May Look Like for This Year’s Primary Elections

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The primary is only one month away, but most voters don’t even know — or care — about the election. Michael Pope reports.

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Now That the Presidency is Off the Table, What’s Next for McAuliffe?

McAuliffeFormer Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s announcement that he will not be running for president may end up reshuffling the deck for this year’s statehouse elections. Michael Pope reports.

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Financial Reports Show What Races Are a Priority for Republicans and Democrats This Fall

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All 140 seats in the General Assembly are up for grabs this November. Campaign finance reports released this week show what races Republicans and Democrats are prioritizing. Micheal Pope has details.

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With Every Seat Up for Grabs, Many Republicans are Calling it Quits at the General Assembly

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Nine lawmakers are calling it quits, stepping down from their position in the General Assembly. Michael Pope has the breakdown.

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Virginia Incumbents Facing Primary Challengers From Their Own Parties

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The deadline for new candidates running in primaries for the General Election was this week. Michael Pope has this preview of the upcoming election cycle.

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Examining General Assembly Politics in an Election Year

StateSeal00Lawmakers are assembling in Richmond for this year’s General Assembly session. The session is expected to last about two months, but many lawmakers are already looking ahead to November. Michael Pope reports.

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With 2019 Session Around the Corner, State Lawmakers Already Looking Ahead

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Lawmakers are about to assemble in Richmond for the next session of the General Assembly. But, as Michael Pope reports, many of them are already thinking ahead to the next election.

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