Government & Politics

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Should Local Offices in Virginia Remain Nonpartisan?

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Should candidates for local offices be identified as Republicans or Democrats in Virginia? That’s an issue now being considered by the courts.

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Now that he’s off the campaign trail and back in the Senate, Tim Kaine is returning to an old argument.

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President-elect Donald Trump may have won the election. But he’s now claiming that “serious voter fraud” happened in Virginia.

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Members of the General Assembly are preparing for the upcoming session, and a number of key issues are emerging. But there’s one issue that’s not expected to be part of the discussion.

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The all-time high point for turnout in Virginia for modern elections was in 1992.