Posts Tagged State Constitution
State Democrats using last-ditch effort to move forward amendments referendum
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 3, 2022
Two significant changes to Virginia’s Constitution are being considered by the General Assembly. But it’s an uphill battle, as Jahd Khalil reports. He has this update on a last-ditch effort by Democrat legislators.
State Lawmakers Want Changes to the Constitution Over Felon Voting Rights
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on September 16, 2016
Per Virginia’s constitution, any felon — violent and nonviolent — can’t vote unless their rights are restored by the Governor. It’s been the subject of a summer’s-long court battle that finally ended this week. However, the conversation over changes to Virginia’s laws on the matter are just getting started. Mallory Noe-Payne has the story.