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District 10 Senate race public forum takes place Tuesday evening

Candidates Gecker, Sturtevant, Loser, and Durfee will all participate in the forum.

2014 local election results

The results are in for the local contests, but the Senate race is (mostly) too close call.

Day #092: Felon voting rights

Are felons citizens?

Day #087: Suspend bus fares on Election Day

Boosting voter turnout by reasonably lowering the costs of voting is a worthwhile pursuit.

Day #086: Same-day ID stations on Election Day

Why can’t increasing voter participation be a bipartisan issue?

How Jasmine Gore made history on election night in Hopewell’s Ward 4

Jasmine Gore went to VCU to study Biology. Two years after graduating, she’s become one of Hopewell’s youngest politicians in history, and likely the first black female to serve as councilor for Ward 4.

Super Tuesday in Virginia will likely favor Mitt Romney

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is likely to find Virginia very helpful in locking up his party’s nomination: challenger Rick Santorum is not on today’s ballot. How do Virginia’s delegates work and how much help will Virginia provide the former Massachusetts governor?