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Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a special election to fill the newly created District 48 seat in the House of Delegates. After being reelected just over a month ago, Del. Les Adams noted the reason for his resignation was to make […]

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November 8, 2023  •  

Democrats Win Virginia House

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Democrats have managed to flip the Virginia House of Representatives in a heated primary. Several wins in key districts were claimed in an attempt to thwart Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s agenda on topics such as abortion, education, and the economy. […]

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Gov. Glen Younkin has called the General Assembly to reconvene for a special session. The session will address the state budget and will take up issues such as tax relief and investments for local families and businesses. The special session […]

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The Virginia Legislature officially passed and adopted Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s recommendation concerning Senate Bill 1427, which relates to campaign finance laws, political action committees (PACs), and certain large pre-election expenditures. The bill changes some of the reporting dates while also […]

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Rep. Jennifer McClellan

Virginia Senate District 9 will have a vacancy created due to state Sen. Jennifer McClellan’s election to the U.S. House of Representatives. The Richmond Democrat has indicated she intends to resign on March 7. Virginia’s 9th Senate District is composed […]

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The Virginia Legislature adjourned the regular session on February 25 after 46 days. Lawmakers considered over 2,800 pieces of legislation during this time and managed to pass over 1,600 bills in both the House and Senate. Notably, the Legislature passed […]

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December 19, 2022  •  

Virginia Governor Sets Special Election

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Virginia Gov. Youngkin announced a special election to replace the late Del. Ronnie Campbell will take place January 10, 2023. Del. Campbell passed away this past week after a battle with cancer. Campbell represented the 24th District of the Virginia […]

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U.S. Rep Donald McEachin

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a special election to replace the late Democratic U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin will take place February 21, 2023. Rep. McEachin died after he won his bid for reelection. McEachin represented Virginia’s 4th Congressional District, which includes […]

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Virginia State Delegate Mark Keam resigned from his seat on Tuesday after representing House District 35 for over a decade. Keam will now join the Department of Commerce and the Office of National Travel and Tourism in the International Trade […]

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Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a special session of the Virginia General Assembly to convene on April 5. The General Assembly will finalize the biennial budget which was left unfinished when they adjourned on March 12. The General Assembly will also […]

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The 2022 session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die on March 12, but failed to complete and pass the biennial budget. Gov. Glenn Youngkin is expected to call a special session to enact a budget once lawmakers have […]

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The Virginia Senate Privileges and Elections Committee has rejected a proposal to cap what are currently unlimited campaign contributions to state candidates. Senate Bill 44 would have limited the amount someone can give a candidate to $20,000 per election.

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December 20, 2021  •  

Virginia Special Election Announced

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House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn announced the special election for Virginia House District 89 will be held on January 11, 2022. The election is to fill the seat vacated by Del. Jay Jones, who is resigning to prioritize time with his […]

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Del. Jay Jones of Norfolk, Virginia announced his resignation from the General Assembly. In a public letter, Jones cited a desire to prioritize being a father and supportive husband, as he and his wife prepare to welcome their first child. […]

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