Double absentee ballots accidentally sent to some Henrico voters

Employees in the Henrico County Registrar’s Office are working to notify roughly 100 voters after they were sent double absentee ballots.

Mayor Stoney suggests shuttle service to Registrar’s Office for early voting

When and where to vote early in Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield

Democrats raise over $31 million after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

  Legal analyst explains next steps following Justice Ginsberg’s passing

Steady stream of voters as early voting kicks off in Virginia

  Early in-person voting kicks off Friday in Virginia

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  How to track your absentee mail-in ballot in Virginia

What you need to know ahead of November’s election

Virginia Supreme Court denies Kanye West’s appeal to get on ballot

  Indecision 2020: What to expect about ballot returns on Election Night

  Northam: State is prepared for unprecedented election and absentee voting

Decision 2020: Checking in with Chesterfield County ahead of November

Who is on your ballot in Richmond?

In-person absentee ballot voting opens in Virginia on Sept. 18. Before you head to the registrar’s office, here’s a look a who’s on the ballot in Richmond.

  Presidential campaigns take to virtual courting of Virginia voters

Here in Virginia, political experts say we may see a virtual drop in from the presidential campaigns, but don't expect much more than that.

Trump campaign hosting fireside chat with Ivanka Trump in Wilmington on Monday

Ivanka Trump is heading to Wilmington on Monday for a ‘fireside chat’ as part of President Donald Trump’s campaign. The event will be moderated by Secretary Hogan Gidley at 1 p.m. on Monday.

Jill Biden to participate in virtual early vote rally

She will join Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton and Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates Eileen Filler-Corn.

  Decision 2020: Breaking down the potential for voter fraud in Virginia

Kanye West appeals Richmond Circuit Court ruling that removed him from ballot

  Absentee voting in Virginia and what you need to know before Election Day

  Central Virginia voter registrars put out call for younger poll workers ahead of Election Day

Poll: More people think Donald Trump will win the presidential debates

  Central Virginia voter registrars address concerns, challenges with General Assembly changes to election

New General Registrar office opens in Goochland County

Goochland County announced it has officially opened the new Office of the General Registrar, which offers a larger dedicated space for election operations.

  Judge rules that Kanye West is off Virginia’s ballot

A Richmond Circuit Court Judge has ruled that rapper Kanye West will be removed from the ballot as a presidential candidate in Virginia.

Chesterfield Board of Supervisors approve additional early voting locations

The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors have approved two additional early voting locations.

President suggests voters should attempt to cast ballot twice in interview with WECT’s Jon Evans

The president is making national headlines for what he said in that interview about voting, when he suggested voters should "check their vote" by casting their ballot in person and by mail. “Let them send it in and let them go vote,” said President Trump.

  Gov. Northam asks Virginians to consider applying to work the polls

Localities all across the Commonwealth could use some election workers as we head into voting season.

Chesterfield County offering bonuses for poll workers during election

Chesterfield County is seeking more Officers of Election and will be offering bonuses to poll workers during the General Election in November.

Kanye West qualifies for Virginia’s presidential ballot

Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Virginia’s presidential ballot in November, according to state election officials.

  Richmond Mayor responds to calls for monument removal contract investigation

Richmond City Councilor Kim Gray, who is running against Stoney for mayor this fall, sent a letter to the Richmond City Commonwealth’s Attorney asking for an investigation, and if appropriate, any potential criminal charges.

Gov. Northam announces proposals to expand safe, fair voting access

Governor Ralph Northam announced three proposals for Virginians to have safe and fair access to the ballot box for the November 3 General Election amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why Virginia’s election night might be more like an election week

Anyone expecting to tune in for quick results on election night should probably start thinking about it as election week, according to Virginia officials who are trying to reshape public expectations in what’s expected to be a highly unusual presidential year.

Chesterfield voters included in erroneous absentee ballot applications

Some Chesterfield County voters who received absentee ballot applications were given return envelopes addressed to the incorrect registrar’s office.

Department of Elections warns of third party mailings

A representative for the Department of Elections said that the Center for Voter Information recently mailed absentee ballot applications to Virginia residents. The Virginia Department of Elections claim no affiliation with this group.

Virus prompts drop in new voter registrations in Virginia

Fewer new voters are registering to vote in Virginia because of the coronavirus pandemic. Reports indicate that new voter registrations are significantly lower compared with the two most recent presidential elections.

Trump boat parade held along Grand Strand

The route is set to head north up the waterway toward Barefoot Landing.

Nick Freitas wins 7th District GOP nomination

Del. Nick Freitas will be on the ballot to represent Virginia’s 7th Congressional District in this November’s election, after winning a majority of delegates in the district’s GOP convention this afternoon.

  Demonstrators shift focus towards monuments during Senator lead 2nd Amendment Rally

Underneath a hot independence day sun with a rifle over her shoulder, outspoken Senator Amanda Chase lead a peaceful rally at the entrance if Capitol Square for 2nd amendment rights Saturday afternoon.

  How Richmond plans to pay for removal of monuments

With confederate monument removal on pause for the holiday weekend, many of you are asking about how the City of Richmond is paying for all the work.

  Richmond City Council set to introduce police policy reform Wednesday

After weeks of unrest, the demands of protesters are now turning into new policy for Richmond City Council.

  Candidates for Richmond Mayor talk campaigning during COVID-19

There are plenty of names in that hat, all vying for your vote during a health pandemic.

  COVID-19 pandemic forces changes to Va. Primary Day

In Henrico, for example, anyone who chose to vote in person was required to take their pens and folders with them after casting their ballots.

Dr. Jill Biden to hold virtual event on Virginia education

Jill Biden will hold virtual listening sessions on Joe Biden’s plan for an effective and safe re-opening with educators, students, and parents in Virginia and North Carolina.

Va. House Speaker endorses Biden for President

Filler-Corn: "Biden’s lifetime of public service has proven that he is the leader Virginians need to move our country forward."

  Towns incorporate safety protocols ahead of Election Day

Many towns in Central Virginia will be heading to the polls Tuesday for a number of local races but things will look quite a bit different this time around.

Virginia sees new voter registrations plummet in April

Officials said the dropoff can be explained partially by the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles’ offices being closed for in-person transactions.

Henrico leaders announce plans, new temporary polling locations for June primary

At an April 28 Board of Supervisors meeting an ordinance was introduced to relocate five polling locations during the ongoing pandemic due to those locations being in retirement communities and long-term care facilities.

Chesterfield Registrar encourages voters to do absentee by mail ballots

The Chesterfield General Registrar’s Office is encouraging voters to seek absentee by mail ballots for the June Democratic and Republican Primary Elections.

Curbside voting, ballot casting from vehicles available for Ashland General Election

Curbside voting and ballot casting from vehicles will be available in the Ashland General Election.

Richmond General Registrar will be open for absentee voting, candidate filing

The Officer of the General Registrar announced that they will be open for only absentee voting and candidate filing for the June primary.

Henrico County temporarily changes polling locations in retirement, long-term care communities

Henrico County Board of Supervisors announced that a public hearing will be held to temporarily change polling locations that are in retirement communities and long-term care facilities.

  Gov. Northam: PPE shortage, lack of testing to blame for outbreaks at long-term care facilities

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and state health officials say a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing capacity restraints are factors in outbreaks at long-term care facilities in the state including Canterbury Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Henrico county.

  Decision 2020: Sanders wins top prize, California; Biden surges nationwide

Results from Virginia’s Democratic primary could be a key indicator of which of the party’s presidential hopefuls will face President Donald Trump in the general election.

  ‘I wasn’t surprised he won’: Republican Party of Virginia reacts to Biden’s victory in Va.

Despite Joe Biden winning the Democratic Primary in Virginia Tuesday, Republicans say President Donald Trump will still claim victory in November.

  Blind Midlothian man shares how he casts his ballot

Noel Romey, a blind Midlothian man, uses a machine to help him vote on his own.

  ‘I don’t think you can predict it’: A look at what’s expected from Super Tuesday

Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada were kryptonite for Joe Biden. But in South Carolina, superman himself, Congressman Jim Clyburn came to the rescue with an endorsement.

  Old school measures securing elections in Virginia

As the votes pour in this Super Tuesday, security is at the top of some voters’ minds.

  Super Tuesday: Everything you need to know for Virginia’s Democratic primary election

With 99 delegates up for grabs in the Commonwealth, Virginia is definitely one to watch. So your vote matters, but before you get to your polling place, here’s everything you need to know.

Virginia politicians stuck in elevator on way to Biden event

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney had a good excuse for being late to a news conference for presidential hopeful Joe Biden: they were stuck in an elevator.

Several school districts closed for Super Tuesday

The Super Tuesday primary in Virginia is expected to draw large crowds to the polls, as voters cast ballots for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Former Va. Governor endorses Joe Biden for President

Former Governor Terry McAuliffe he said in part, “We can’t afford four more years of Donald Trump’s hate-driven chaos and Joe Biden is the candidate with the character, experience, and broad appeal to defeat him.”

  Tim Kaine campaigns for Joe Biden in Richmond

Joe Biden is expected to attend an event with Kaine in Norfolk Sunday.

  Senator Amy Klobuchar stops in Richmond ahead of Super Tuesday

Amy Klobuchar stopped in Richmond, Virginia Saturday, just days ahead of Super Tuesday.

Parking restrictions in Richmond to be in place during Primary Election

Several parking restrictions will be in place in Richmond during the Primary Election on Tuesday.

  Latest Virginia poll puts Biden in front, ahead of ‘Super Tuesday’

One of the last sets of polling data before “Super Tuesday,” puts Joe Biden ahead of the pack, but not by much.

Can Mike Bloomberg win over Virginia voters?

They like Mike. Virginia volunteers are campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg.

  Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign in Virginia this week

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will be making stops across the Commonwealth this week in Northern Virginia, along with the Central and Eastern parts of the state.

  Bloomberg’s campaign bus tour makes stop Richmond

Part of the campaign's 'End The Gun Violence' tour.

Virginia General Assembly working on bill that would elect President based on popular vote

The Virginia General assembly is working on passing a bill that would elect a President based on popular vote, instead of Electoral College.

  Gun-owners react to Dem-controlled legislature at 45th ‘Richmond Gun Show'

Thousands of Second Amendment-supporters attended the Richmond Gun Show at the Richmond Raceway Saturday, which is the second-largest show of its kind in Virginia. But on the mind of the enthusiasts - the outcome of last Tuesday’s election.

Elizabeth Warren to host town hall in Norfolk

The event will be open to the public, but tickets need to be reserved for the event.

  Meet Linnard Harris Sr., candidate for 66th House District seat

Linnard Harris Sr. is a veteran, former police officer, entrepreneur and substitute teacher.

Absentee voting in Va. begins Sept. 20

To vote absentee, registered voters must meet one of 20 eligibility requirements listed on the absentee ballot application.

  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.

A court order to keep polls open later on Election Day wasn’t followed, Republicans say

After a day of mishaps that slowed voters down by hours in Chesterfield County, a court order that was supposed to extend polling hours wasn’t carried out, Republicans say.

Democrat announces candidacy for state Senate seat

Del. Jennifer Boysko announced Wednesday that she plans to run for a seat currently held by state Sen. Jennifer Wexton in Northern Virginia.

GOP candidate called ‘Bigfoot erotica’ devotee wins race

Denver Riggleman won handily over Democrat Leslie Cockburn (COE'-birn) in Tuesday’s race for the 5th District.

After midterms, Democrats look to make state gains

With the midterms over, Virginia Democrats are looking to keep riding a wave of voter discontent with President Donald Trump to take control of the state legislature next year.

  Spanberger joins ‘wave of women’ in Washington

Congresswoman-elect Abigail Spanberger will join 96 other women elected into the U.S. House of Representatives, Tuesday night.

  Voters voice concerns after troubles at polling precincts

Voters across the Richmond area say they had issues when casting their ballots at the polls.