Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Judge: Goldman effort to link abortion to Va. election case is ‘patently inappropriate’

BY: - May 5, 2022

A federal judge strongly rejected Virginia attorney Paul Goldman’s effort to introduce a draft abortion ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court into his ongoing lawsuit over Virginia’s election calendar, calling Goldman’s motion “patently inappropriate and completely irrelevant.” This week, Goldman sought to introduce the leaked U.S. Supreme Court opinion potentially overturning Roe v. Wade to […]

COMMENTARY

The one-person, one-vote principle can be a pain, but it’s essential to uphold

BY: - May 2, 2022

Lord in heaven, I know I swore many years ago that I’d do all in my power to avoid getting pulled into a rabbit hole by Paul Goldman, so please don’t strike me dead for this. But here goes: Paul is right in suing to force House of Delegates elections this fall. In a long […]

Setting new timetable in Virginia election lawsuit, judge rips state for legal ‘mess’

BY: - March 21, 2022

A federal judge on Monday accused former Attorney General Mark Herring’s office of mishandling a closely watched lawsuit seeking to force new House of Delegates elections this year, saying the state didn’t take Democratic activist Paul Goldman’s claims seriously enough last year and has forced arcane legal wrangling to go on for “way too long.” […]

After 2021 losses, Swecker looks to retain role as chair of Va. Democrats

BY: - March 16, 2022

For Susan Swecker’s first six years leading the Democratic Party of Virginia, there was always a Democratic governor in charge. That changed this year, when Gov. Glenn Youngkin scored an upset win and returned Republicans to power in Richmond, snapping a more than decade-long losing streak in statewide contests. Democrats also lost the other two […]

Virginia lawmakers hoping to unseat Democratic congresswomen use Ukrainian crisis to blast Biden

BY: - February 24, 2022

As the world was still coming to grips with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Virginia Sen. Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, used the crisis to raise money for his congressional run in what could be one of the country’s most competitive districts. The subject line of the email that went out Thursday just before 9 a.m. read: “America’s […]

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

September 23

first day of early in-person voting at your local registrar's office

October 17

deadline to register for Nov. 8 general election

October 28

deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot

November 5

Last day of early in-person voting at your local registrar's office

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