Posts Tagged Voting
The Senate is rejecting a bill that would allow some active duty military to vote in Virginia. Michael Pope reports.
House Republicans began the session hoping to roll back some of the new voter access laws Democrats put in place over the last two years. As Michael Pope reports, they have been unable to make any of those changes.
Democrats touted expanding voting access during their time in power in the General Assembly. Jahd Khalil reports the Republicans now in control of the House of Delegates have introduced bills to restrict voting access.
The Virginia Redistricting Commission considered maps for the House of Delegates Wednesday. And the question of “political fairness” is likely to continue to arise, both because of legal requirements on the commission and politics. Jahd Khalil reports.
Few firms are expressing interest in necessary contracts for Virginia’s redistricting commission. Jahd Khalil reports.
Now that Democrats are in control of the General Assembly, firearms are prohibited in a number of places. And, one of those places might soon be a polling place. Michael Pope has the story.
Lawmakers are considering several changes to how elections work in Virginia. Michael Pope reports.
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.
The pandemic has played havoc with many aspects of education. Efforts to get high school students to register to vote are still moving forward, even though many schools are virtual. Michael Pope reports.
Voters across Virginia will vote in primary elections Tuesday – casting ballots during a pandemic. Michael Pope reports.
Next month, voters across Virginia will be heading to the polls to vote in local elections. That’s despite efforts to move those elections to June or November. Michael Pope reports.
Since the school shooting at Parkland Florida in February, school officials across Virginia have been looking at ways to harden classrooms. One potential way of doing that is finding other places to conduct elections. Michael Pope reports.
Political campaigns are moving from the television to your smartphone as candidates try to use new technology to reach voters. Texting has become the next frontier for elections. Michael Pope has the story.
With only two months until election day, officials in Virginia have decided fully-electronic voting machines aren’t safe. Amid growing cyber-security threats, the Board of Elections is forcing localities to stop using the of the touch screen machines that leave no paper trail. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Rich people and poor people often end up voting the same way, depending on where they live. But a new analysis of voter data from the election shows some parts of Virginia are divided along class lines. Michael Pope looks at the numbers.
Voter intimidation in Virginia is nothing new. As Michael Pope reports, the state has a long and complicated history of various forces trying to influence elections.
Hillary Clinton continues to lead Donald Trump here in Virginia, according to a new poll from Christopher Newport University. Michael Pope reports.
Voting in Election 2016 is underway in Virginia. Absentee voting began this morning. As Michael Pope tells us, the last few election cycles have seen a dramatic rise in absentee balloting in Virginia.
Opponents of Virginia’s photo ID law made their case today before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. They claim the requirement creates an unnecessary burden for people who want to vote. Sandy Hausman reports.