The GOP majority was evidently unprepared.
Progress and setbacks on the road to curbing Dominion’s influence.
Plus candidates who’ve said white supremacist things, hung out with white supremacists, or talked to anti-Semitic publications.
The state says it’s for lovers — but maybe not for viewers of pornography.
Virginia Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D) represents the new, more progressive face of the Democratic Party.
You might not even know you’re helping.
The outcome in favor of Mr. Yancey, the Republican incumbent, means that the House remains narrowly in his party’s hands, 51 seats to 49, after a Democratic wave in November propelled by anger at President Trump. Going into the election, the Republicans had a 32-seat advantage.
But the drawing, the latest chapter in an election melodrama that has drawn wide attention, may fail to bring finality, since the loser can request a recount — which would be the second recount of the original vote.
So 17 years ago, the state began writing a guidebook on how to handle such situations. The latest edition includes pictographs of ballots marked in unconventional ways — names crossed out, several boxes checked, “My guy” scrawled over a candidate’s name.
The Virginia State Board of Elections announced it would delay a drawing of lots after receiving a letter from lawyers for the Democratic candidate, Shelly Simonds, that she was legally fighting the ruling of a recount court last week.