ELECTION 2021

COMMENTARY

The 2021 governor’s race presents an opportunity for Virginia to join the Good Ol’ Girls Club

BY: - November 30, 2020

We’re about to see how serious Virginia is when it comes to advancing women in the highest elective offices in the commonwealth, and that’s particularly true for Democrats. After the briefest respite, Virginia politics revs back up and enters the national spotlight when we elect our 74th governor next year. Not one of the first […]

House Speaker Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, took notice of the hot dog costume worn by Asiaonna Pope, 10, of Hopewell, at a festival he hosted in a Chesterfield County park.

Q&A: Why Kirk Cox thinks he can win the governor’s mansion in an ever-bluer Virginia

BY: - November 17, 2020

In 2019, a blue wave swept away the GOP majority Kirk Cox presided over as speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates. But he prevailed in his own race despite steep odds in a newly redrawn district. Two years later, Cox is pointing to the victory as evidence he is uniquely qualified to win back […]