Virginia Politics

After redistricting, Democratic Sens. L. Louise Lucas and Lionell Spruill Sr. are flooding Tidewater Virginia with billboards, mailers and scorched-earth TV ads.

Del. Dan Helmer's campaign mailed voters in the newly drawn 10th District an official-looking letter that implies he's already their state representative.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) said Wednesday he's deploying 100 state National Guard troops to the border in Texas, following the lead of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R).

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has scrapped college degree requirements for 90 percent of state government jobs.

If party leaders fail to unseat state Sen. Joe Morrissey, experts predict he will emerge stronger than ever and beholden to no one.

The wife of Virginia state Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond) has filed divorce papers claiming he abused her. He says she's out to hurt his reelection campaign.

The one-minute spot features soaring rhetoric, swelling music and one glaring gaffe: mistaking a foreign fighter jet for an American one.

A day after the attack on Gerald E. Connolly's staffers, the Capitol Police chief said he wants more field offices and money for local police to protect members.

Voting in Arlington County’s 2023 Democratic primary election? Before you cast your ballot, here's a guide on the candidates, ranked-choice voting and more.

Election deniers have lately taken aim at a data-sharing consortium that blue and red states alike have long relied on to keep their voter rolls up to date.

Wexton is on a mission to raise awareness about the progressive neurological movement disorder after her own diagnosis.

Voting in Loudoun County’s 2023 primary elections? Before you cast your ballot, here’s a guide to the candidates.

There will be an average increase of $412 in annual property tax bills due to rising property values.

The three contenders are seeking the Republican nod in a newly drawn suburban district south of Richmond.

Former executive and sometime politician Carly Fiorina will be honorary chairwoman of Virginia's effort to plan for the nation's 250th birthday in 2026.

A conservative state senator beat a challenger who billed himself as “MAGA Mike,” and a 2020 election denier prevailed over three rivals.

Early voting in Virginia began on May 5.

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Voting in Prince William County’s 2023 primary elections? Before you cast your ballot, here's a guide on the candidates, key issues on the ballot and more.

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Early voting in Virginia’s 2023 primary elections begins Friday with various local races on the ballot and ultimate control of the state legislature at stake in November.

Cristol, a two-term Democrat who already was not running for reelection, will resign in July to take the helm of the rebranded Tysons Community Alliance.

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