A judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Democratic Virginia governor's plans to remove an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — but said the state can't immediately act on his order.
Virginia voters will find several contests and some measures on their ballots when they cast their vote in the 2020 election.
In Virginia, the gerrymander goes all the way back to the first congressional elections, when then-Gov. Patrick Henry drew up a district to try to keep James Madison, father of the Constitution that Henry opposed, out of the House of Representatives.
The Virginia House of Delegates has approved a budget that includes funding for a host of criminal justice and police reforms amid national unrest over racial injustice and police brutality.
First it was mail-in voting. Now some of President Trump's supporters are protesting in-person, early voting in Virginia.
The Circuit Court of the City of Richmond has denied rapper Kanye West's appeal to appear on the presidential ballot ahead of the November election.
Arlington County Board members have approved a new ordinance that bans firearms at county government buildings, parks, and events.
The police chief in Portsmouth, Virginia, is on paid leave nearly three weeks after her department charged a state senator and several others from the city’s Black community with conspiring to a damage a Confederate monument.
Virginia lawmakers have given final approval to legislation aimed at making absentee voting easier in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
When protesters gathered at one of Virginia’s Confederate monuments in June, police say a state senator approached them with a warning: “(T)hey are going to put some paint on this thing, and y’all can’t arrest them.”
Authorities in Virginia say a state senator has been charged with two felonies for her alleged involvement in the damaging of a large Confederate monument during protests in the city of Portsmouth.
Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., became the latest member of the House of Representatives to test positive for coronavirus as his staff announced Tuesday that the lawmaker had been infected and was self-isolating.
At a time many local governments are hearing calls to defund police, a Loudoun County official wants to add a new police department.
Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is fighting back against a proposal to create a new countywide police department that would assume many sheriffs' duties, and leave the sheriff's selection in the hands of county supervisors.
Polls have closed in Virginia, where voters are choosing Republican and Democratic nominees for various congressional races in low-key primary elections.
It will soon be a crime to carry a firearm on city property in Alexandria.
A first-term Republican congressman in Virginia who drew the ire of social conservatives in his district for officiating a same-sex wedding lost his party’s primary on Saturday.
A Virginia delegate who says he was struck by a flashbang grenade during police brutality protests in Manassas is facing sharp criticism from state Republicans.
Democratic state Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy has formally launched her bid for Virginia governor, using email and social media to make her first appeal to voters amid the social distancing constraints of the coronavirus pandemic.
Some local elections took place in parts of Northern Virginia tonight in an effort to decide the makeup of city and county boards.