From here, browse the full list of Virginia elections that we cover.
Along with Ohio and Kentucky, Virginia’s 2023 general elections commanded national attention as an indicator of public opinion on abortion. Governor Youngkin campaigned for a 15-week ban in 2021, but a Democratic State Senate prevented any motion on this platform for the last two years. Youngkin has primarily supported Republican candidates in the Virginia Senate… Read More
Virginia is one of only five states that hold large general elections in years when there is no presidential or congressional election. Our strange election schedule originates from the 1851 state constitution, which provided white male property-owners with the right to directly vote for the governor and led to the first VA gubernatorial election that… Read More
Welcome to The Polling Place! Here, we will cover elections and election-related events all across Virginia through a nonpartisan lens. We hope to give traditionally undercovered elections a place in the spotlight in order to enhance voter knowledge and turnout. While the media tends to focus on high-profile elections, the truth is that local elections… Read More