Elections

  Abigail Spanberger changes the face of the Virginia 7th District Congressional seat

The Congresswoman-elect is now the first woman to ever win the district and the first Democrat elected there since 1968.

GOP candidate called ‘Bigfoot erotica’ devotee wins race

After midterms, Democrats look to make state gains

Spanberger joins ‘wave of women’ in Washington

Voters voice concerns after troubles at polling precincts

Spanberger victorious in 7th District; Brat says ‘voters have spoken’

Legalized marijuana expands into 3 more states

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Republican Rob Wittman re-elected, defeats Vangie Williams in 1st District

Republican U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith re-elected in 9th Congressional District

Democrat Jennifer Wexton defeats two-term Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock

GOP Del. Ben Cline defeats Jennifer Lewis for Virginia’s 6th Congressional District

Republican Joe McNamara defeats Carter Turner for 8th District seat

Luria defeats Taylor in Virginia’s 2nd House District

Constitutional amendments on tax breaks for military families, homeowners in flood-prone areas pass

Virginia voters have decided to pass two amendments to the state Constitution to allow for tax exemptions affecting spouses of veterans and homeowners in flood-prone areas.

Winners declared in races across Virginia

NBC12 reporters are covering Election Day from several locations and following several stories.

  Community steps in to make sure a student’s vote counts

Community steps in to make sure a student’s vote count

Tim Kaine defeats Corey Stewart to hold U.S. Senate seat

Early predictions say Democrat Tim Kaine will continue to hold his U.S. Senate seat in Virginia after winning over hopefuls Corey Stewart and Matt Waters.

Rep. Denver Riggleman takes 5th District seat, defeats Leslie Cockburn

Dem. Donald McEachin keeps 4th District seat after defeating Ryan McAdams

Precincts seeing ‘presidential’ numbers in voter turnout

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Decision 2018: Races making history throughout the country

What’s on your ballot? Voting underway in Central Virginia

  Selfies allowed in polling places in Virginia

As voters fill out their ballots on Election Day, a record could be set in Virginia: The number of selfies at a polling place.

GRTC, churches and other organizations offer free rides for voters

GRTC and other organizations offering free rides on Election Day.

Meet the candidates: McEachin, McAdams, Wells battle for 4th District seat

When voters in the 4th District head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6, they’ll have three names on the ballot

Meet the candidates: Brat, Spanberger, Walton battle for 7th District seat

A recent poll shows that Brat and Spanberger are locked in a statistical tie for the seat.

‘Toss-up’ 5th district pits pair of newcomers to replace outgoing Republican

Political analysts say the race in the 5th Congressional district is now a “toss up.” That could mean a big change for the traditionally Republican district.

Constitutional amendments on ballot deal with tax breaks for military families, homeowners in flood-prone areas

Both proposed amendments would give localities the option to extend certain tax breaks to some homeowners.

  Meet the candidates running for U.S. Senate seat in Virginia

When you head to the polls on Election Day on Nov. 6, you’ll see three names on the ballot for U.S. Senate -- incumbent Democrat Tim Kaine, Republican Corey Stewart and Libertarian Matt Waters.

Virginia’s Democratic congressional hopefuls court Latino voters

In a radio ad released last week, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine sings the praises of fellow Democratic candidate, Jennifer Wexton - in Spanish.

Meet the candidates: Cockburn, Riggleman battle for 5th District seat

The 5th District stretches north to south in the central part of Virginia and includes the cities of Danville and Charlottesville as well as counties such as Brunswick, Buckingham, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg and Prince Edward.

Brat, Spanberger in statistical tie a week out from election

Spanberger leads Republican incumbent Dave Brat 46 percent to 45 percent in the poll released Monday.

Congressman’s office says staffers accused of participating in forgery scandal are no longer with the campaign

Talking Points Memo reported last week that recent campaign finance reports show four of the staffers who were named in civil court proceedings got paid as recently as mid-September.

Who’s financing Corey Stewart’s campaign?

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine has raised more than $20 million for his reelection campaign. Meanwhile, Stewart’s Senate campaign has so far been able to pull in just over $2 million

Study finds there’s only one state in the U.S. where it’s harder to vote than in Virginia

The study used a “Cost of Voting Index,” which judged states based on the ease of registration and other voting laws, with registration deadlines carrying the most weight.

California professor from 2015 gerrymandering case will redraw Virginia’s voting map

After a House committee advanced a bill earlier this year, Gov. Ralph Northam said he would veto any map that came to his desk

Trump endorses Dave Brat in Virginia’s 7th District race

In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump called Brat one of the “hardest working” and “smartest” people in Washington.

Dave Brat and Abigail Spanberger face off in Congressional debate

Republican Congressman Dave Brat and Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger faced off in their only scheduled debate in the race for the 7th District Congressional seat.

Stewart ad again makes harassment claim without substantiation

Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart released a radio ad on Wednesday, again suggesting his opponent, Democratic Senator Tim Kaine, is hiding possible sexual harrassment allegations against him because the list of the accused has not been released.

Spanberger campaign apologizes for message left at Brat’s house

"This type of behavior is completely unacceptable and beneath the dignity of this race, and we have already notified these students that they are not welcome to volunteer with our campaign again," Spanberger's campaign said.