Posts Tagged Voting Rights

The debate over Youngkin’s voting rights decision should only heat up this week

As members of the General Assembly return to the Capitol for the reconvene session this week, the restoration of voting rights is expected to be a major topic of conversation. Michael Pope reports.

Democratic Senator Lionell Spruill of Chesapeake says he’ll be meet with the governor Wednesday morning to talk about the process.


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Ghost of Carter Glass Haunts Debate About Voting Rights


Senator Carter Glass in 1920. (Credit: Library of Congress)

Lawmakers in Richmond are not just debating among themselves. They are also debating the ghosts of a state senator from a hundred years ago. Michael Pope has this look at the skeletons in the closet at the Capitol.

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Republicans Want Virginia Supreme Court to Hold Governor in Contempt


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Republican leaders in the General Assembly say the Virginia Supreme Court should hold Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe in contempt of court for his action to restore voting rights to former felons. Michael Pope has the story.

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