Virginia Elections 2017

2017 is a big year for Virginia. We're electing a new governor, a new lieutenant governor, and all 100 House of Delegates seats are up for election, too. 

Stay up to date with RADIO IQ news throughout the year. Primaries are happening state-wide on Tuesday, June 13th; Election Day is happening on Tuesday, November 7th.

Women Win Big in Virginia's Elections

Nov 14, 2017
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Although half of Americans are female, only about a quarter of state lawmakers are. Arizona and Vermont have the most women in office: 40%. And while Virginia is nowhere close to that, women did win big election night.

Election officials are still hard at work trying to determine winners in a handful of House of Delegates races that remain too close to call.

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A dozen House members are packing up their offices in Richmond and headed home after being fired by voters this week. Michael Pope has this look at the unseated.

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Democrats are within striking distance of taking control of the House of Delegates. But as Michael Pope reports, they’re not there yet.

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Election officials are reporting a steady stream of voters across the state, as Virginians pick a new governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general. Some close races for the House of Delegates and lots of local contests are also drawing voters out.