Government & Politics

Virginia Votes: Reluctance on Tangier Island

Oct 18, 2016
Pamela D'Angelo

On Tangier Island, people live simply. Church on Sundays, zero alcohol, and you'll never hear them swear. They hail from some of America's first settlements. Many have served their country, including the town manager. Of some 470 Tangiermen, 399 are registered to vote this November. And while the majority are Republican and loyal to their party, this year, they're having a hard time.

Virginia Department of Elections

Now that the deadline for registering new voters has come and gone, election officials across Virginia are entering the final stretch toward Election Day. 

Could Hackers Influence the Election?

Oct 18, 2016
Marcie Casas / Creative Commons

With alleged cyber-attacks from Russia on the rise, federal officials are looking at ways to keep foreign operatives from meddling with this year's elections. 

Associated Press

Many voters are not waiting until Election Day to cast their ballots. Election officials across the state are reporting record amounts of in-person absentee voting.

AP Photo / Steve Helber

State leaders are divided over the best way to close a $1.5 billion budget shortfall. But Governor McAuliffe is taking the opportunity to once again press for expanding Medicaid.