Posts Tagged Election 2020
While national attention is focused on ballots still being counted across the country, and votes are also still being tabulated here in Virginia. As of 4pm Friday, local registrars have reported about 800 additional mail-in ballots received between Election Day and noon on Friday. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Voters have approved a constitutional amendment creating a new redistricting commission, which now has a dizzying series of deadlines it must meet. Michael Pope has this preview of the work ahead.
As the polls closed yesterday, Commissioner of Elections Chris Piper talked about the changes and challenges Virginia saw during this election. Jahd Khalil has more.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner has declared victory in his re-election bid. As Michael Pope reports, he’s heading back to Washington for a third term.
OK, so you’re heading to the polls on Election Day. Here’s some advice for what you can do while you’re there. Michael Pope reports.
Unlike some other states, Virginia law allows election officials to start processing absentee ballots before Election Day. But, the tabulation of votes won’t start until after the polls close. Michael Pope reports.
As Election Day draws closer, Virginia is one of several states deemed to have a moderate risk of increased activity from militia groups. That’s according to a recent report from the research group MilitiaWatch. But as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, Virginians do have legal protections against voter intimidation at the polls.
Voters can report complaints of intimidation at the Virginia Department of Elections website or by phone – 800-552-9745.
There’s a lot more on the ballot than the presidential race. Voters will also consider a constitutional amendment creating a new mapmaking commission to draw political boundaries.
Michael Pope reports on a new poll that shows some good news for supporters of the amendment.
You can find the new poll here.
Virginia is not among the Presidential swing states that are getting all the time and attention right now. And Michael Pope reports on a new poll that might show why. And Michael Pope reports on a new poll that might show why.
Control of the United States Senate is on the ballot this year, although as Michael Pope reports on polling that shows there isn’t much of a race in Virginia.
You can find the poll here.
Election Day is one week away, but Virginians have been voting for a while. Almost two million votes have already been cast.
Here’s a preview of what voters can expect on election night and potentially the days following. Mallory Noe-Payne has more.
The race for president will be at the top of the ticket this year. But the race just underneath that will be the election for United States Senator between incumbent Democrat Mark Warner and Republican challenger Daniel Gade. Michael Pope has this look at that campaign.
Democrats are divided over a constitutional amendment creating a new redistricting commission. And, as it turns out, Republicans are divided too. Michael Pope reports.
You can find the poll here.
In the first couple days of early voting, 69,000 Virginians cast their ballots for the November elections. That’s as of Tuesday morning, according to the Department Elections. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Lawmakers in Richmond are considering a plan to spend $2 million to help voters cast ballots during the pandemic. But, critics say they are opening the door to vote harvesting and election fraud. Michael Pope has details.
Lawmakers in Richmond are considering a plan to fund drop boxes for ballots across Virginia. Michael Pope reports.
With a little more than two months to go before the nation’s first pandemic presidential election, lawmakers in Virginia’s General Assembly are fast tracking a measure to establish socially-distant election protocols. Monday, members of the House of Delegates pushed full speed ahead. Cat Modlin-Jackson reports.
Now that the primary is over, the fall campaign season is underway. Michael Pope has this preview of the race for United States Senate.
Voters across Virginia will vote in primary elections Tuesday – casting ballots during a pandemic. Michael Pope reports.
Republicans across Virginia will head to the polls Tuesday to select a candidate to go up against Senator Mark Warner. Michael Pope has this preview.
Should election officials in Virginia move to a system of mail-in ballots? The pandemic is raising new questions about how ballots are cast. Michael Pope reports.
Political campaigns may be on pause right now because of the coronavirus crisis. But all the deadlines for political parties are still on the calendar. Michael Pope reports.
Democrats have set their list of candidates for Virginia’s presidential primary next year, and Republicans are planning a convention. As Michael Pope reports, Virginia makes it particularly difficult for candidates to get on the ballot.
A new poll of Virginia voters shows President Donald Trump trailing all of his potential Democratic rivals by significant margins. Michael Pope reports.
Two presidential candidates will be in Virginia this weekend. They’re speaking to hundreds of state Democrats at the annual Blue Commonwealth Gala. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
The 2020 Presidential campaign has arrived in Virginia. The first of 18 Democratic candidates is campaigning today in the Commonwealth. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.