Government & Politics

Election Officials Bracing for Armed Poll Watchers

Oct 27, 2016
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After the campaign headquarters of Jane Dittmar was visited by armed demonstrators recently, election officials across Virginia began asking about what will happen when people show up on Election Day with firearms. 

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When voters head to the polls on Election Day, most will be focused on the presidential race. But every seat in the House of Representatives will be on the ballot too — although you might not have heard much about that. Michael Pope takes us to one of the many congressional districts in Virginia that’s NOT in play this year.

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One congressional race is becoming increasingly more competitive, according to newly released campaign finance numbers. Michael Pope is digging into the numbers in the 5th Congressional District - the seat that stretches from Charlottesville to Southside. 

Voter Intimidation in Virginia is Nothing New

Oct 24, 2016

The state has a long and complicated history of various forces trying to influence elections.

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Virginia’s congressional candidates have raised a grand total of $20 million this election cycle. As Michael Pope reports, much of that comes from one or two particularly competitive seats.