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Virginia’s Board of Elections certified the state’s Congressional midterm and local November elections Monday. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
The November election may be over, but voters aren’t done yet. Michael Pope has this preview of two special elections in northern Virginia and Hampton Roads.
Election officials are gearing up for Election Day with some new rules. Michael Pope has this preview.
Early vote counts will work a bit differently this year. Michael Pope has this preview about what to expect after the polls close.
Early voting locations across the country have been the scene of armed poll watchers, prompting concerns about voter intimidation. Michael Pope has this report about what voters need to know if they see someone armed outside a polling place.
When approaching an election location, voters might be presented with a sample ballot. Michael Pope reports that they’re often the product of party advertising.
In some other states, voters at early polling locations have been confronted by campaign workers or poll watchers holding a camera and asking questions. As Michael Pope reports, that’s not necessarily illegal.
As more and more people choose to vote early, the pace of campaigns is changing. Michael Pope reports.
As we reported last week, Virginia’s Attorney General recently announced the formation of an Election Integrity Unit – a group, he says, that will provide legal advice to the Department of Elections and investigate violations of state elections law.
Reporter Mallory Noe-Payne recently spoke with some local election officials, and has this look at what they see as the most important priority leading to Election Day.
Tuesday is Election Day in Virginia. Michael Pope has this preview of what you’ll see on the ballot.
Polling places will be open from 6am to 7pm. Anyone in line at 7 will be allowed to cast a ballot. You can find more information here.
Virginia’s Redistricting Commission chose a new member Monday, leaving the commission without a member from Southwest Virginia. Jahd Khalil reports.
Few firms are expressing interest in necessary contracts for Virginia’s redistricting commission. Jahd Khalil reports.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would move all local elections from May to November. Michael Pope reports.
Should voters have more choices when they are at the polls? One Virginia congressman wants to create a new system of ranked choice voting. Michael Pope reports.
Who are the people running against all those incumbent members of the Virginia General Assembly this year? And just how rich are they? Michael Pope reports.
This year, only one congressional race in Virginia is competitive. That means almost all the members of Virginia’s congressional delegation are in totally safe seats. During the General Assembly election last year, NONE of the incumbents lost their seats. Now, one member of the House of Delegates says it’s time to introduce some more competition into the process. Michael Pope reports.
Prosecutors in Virginia are elected to four-year terms. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they have to do much campaigning. As Michael Pope tells us, a new report from the ACLU of Virginia says the vast majority of these elections are uncontested.