Virginia Politics



Youngkin will be the state’s only governor in nearly 30 years not to lead an international trade mission in his first year.

Virginia's rural Mathews County is poised to deed a small piece of the public courthouse green to a private group to protect a Confederate statue forever.

The congressman died Monday after a battle with colorectal cancer and the secondary effects of treatment.

Youngkin said he had yet to select a date for a special election after the death of Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-Va.) on Monday.

The company will bring to Arlington what better-known firms have not been able to provide yet: More jobs in a county with growing office vacancies.

McEachin represented Virginia's 4th Congressional District and had won reelection just weeks ago.

Glenn Youngkin, Virginia's Republican governor, said he plans to pursue tax cuts next year even amid signs of an economic slowdown that could hurt the state's finances.

The bill, introduced by Del. Karen Greenhalgh (R-Virginia Beach), comes amid a number of education laws and legislation targeted to transgender students.

The election in swing territory that includes parts of Virginia Beach and Norfolk will take place Jan. 10, one day before the General Assembly convenes.

Church officials had contested the city’s vacation of an alley near a Catholic school that a nonprofit developer had included in plans for an affordable housing complex.

Spanberger has won three consecutive races in competitive districts.

Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears (R), who two years ago traveled the nation stumping for President Donald Trump's reelection, now says it's time for Trump to leave the stage.

Arlington would be the first locality in Virginia to adopt the increasingly popular voting system as the county heads into a busy spring for local politics.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) campaigned around the country for GOP gubernatorial candidates. But his "red wave" didn't help many win.

The Republican governor of Virginia had seemed to make light of the Oct. 28 attack on Paul Pelosi during a campaign event for 7th District candidate Yesli Vega.

State Sen. Jen A. Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) ousted Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.) from office in Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, according to unofficial returns, a race that Republicans saw as a potential pickup in their bid to take control of Congress.

De Ferranti won more than 60 percent of ballots cast, a share of the vote on par with other Democratic incumbents in recent years.

State Sen. Jen A. Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) ran against Luria, a fellow pioneering female Navy veteran.

Inflation, crime, abortion and the future of democracy itself were among the concerns as voters in D.C., Virginia and Maryland went to the polls.

Early voting begins Sept. 23. All 11 Congressional races are on the ballot, in addition to several local races for county and school boards.

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