Election 2020

The two candidates met virtually Thursday – discussing everything from COVID-19 to economic development.

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The race for president will be at the top of the ticket this year. But the race just underneath that will be the election for United States Senator.

Christopher Newport University

Democrats are divided over a constitutional amendment creating a new redistricting commission. And, as it turns out, Republicans are divided too.

The state Board of Elections approved a regulation Tuesday that will count ballots with a missing or illegible postmark, as long as the ballots were received by noon on the Friday after Election Day.

In past elections, poll workers have typically been older Virginians. But since they’re more at-risk from COVID-19, many are staying home.

Elections officials have scrambled to deal with the changing staffing landscape  and new volunteers are stepping up.