Virginia Elections

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A new poll of Virginia voters shows President Donald Trump trailing all of the main potential Democratic rivals by significant margins.


This month is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to reflect on the contribution Hispanic voters have made to Virginia politics.

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Republicans have controlled Virginia’s House of Delegates for almost two decades.  At the height of their power they outnumbered Democrats two-to-one.

But shifting demographics, and a fierce backlash to President Trump, has put the party on defense.

University of Michigan Press

The 2020 presidential primaries are less than a year from now, and already campaigning is well underway. And while most people see that quadrennial ritual as a way for voters to choose their party’s candidate, a new book argues, that it’s actually the political parties themselves that run the show. 

Northern Illinois University

Just how difficult is it to vote in Virginia? New research suggests the state ranks towards the bottom when it comes to Election Day barriers.