Latest from Laura Vozzella

McAuliffe, Youngkin locked in tight race for Virginia governor, Post-Schar School poll finds

Republican shows strength among independents and in Northern Virginia exurbs.
  • Sep 18, 2021

What to know about the 2021 Virginia governor’s race

This year’s race for Virginia governor is more crowded than any other in modern history, perhaps ever.
  • Sep 17, 2021

McAuliffe, Youngkin spar in first debate of Virginia’s governor’s race

The candidates skirmished on abortion and the coronavirus during an hour-long debate at the Appalachian School of Law in the state’s deep-red southwest.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Two Republicans running statewide in Virginia back Lee statue removal, with varying degrees of enthusiasm

Glenn Youngkin sidestepped to denounce graffiti on the Confederate tribute, but his campaign says he agrees with the statue’s removal.
  • Sep 9, 2021

Robert E. Lee statue is removed in Richmond, ex-capital of Confederacy, after months of protests and legal resistance

Hundreds of cheering onlookers witnessed the removal of the statue of the Confederate general, which had stood 60 feet above Monument Avenue for 130 years before racial-justice protests in Richmond led to its removal.
  • Sep 8, 2021

As Texas law takes effect, abortion looms large in Virginia governor’s race

Democrat Terry McAuliffe called the law “dangerous,” while Republican Glenn Youngkin avoided weighing in.
  • Sep 4, 2021

Trump fans election fraud theme as Virginia governor candidate Youngkin walks tightrope

The former president warned Democrats will try to ‘cheat’ in Virginia governor’s race.
  • Sep 1, 2021

Virginia GOP tries legal tactic to force Democrat McAuliffe off the ballot for governor

A Republican Party lawsuit asserts that the absence of a signature from the declaration of candidacy filed in March disqualifies the former governor.
  • Aug 26, 2021

Wason Center poll shows McAuliffe with solid lead over Youngkin

The survey shows the former governor with a heftier lead than in two other recent polls.
  • Aug 26, 2021

Conservative Bill Kristol endorses McAuliffe in race for Virginia governor

The longtime commentator and Trump critic calls Republican Glenn Youngkin too “Trumpy.”
  • Aug 24, 2021