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Concerns With WINVote Machines Prompts Public Hearing In Virginia

Aging voting machines in Virginia sport inaccurate touchscreens and unsecured wireless networks — something the state department of elections will tackle in public hearings

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Democratic Gameplan Takes Shape For Rep. Barbara Comstock's Seat

Q&A with Roll Call columnist David Hawkings about the freshman Republican's district and what Democrats are doing to line up potential candidates for it in 2016.

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Candidate With His Own Criminal Record Lines Up For Joe Morrissey's Seat

Former Richmond, Virginia, mayor and ex-convict Leonidas Young is running to replace a Virginia lawmaker who was jailed recently after a sex scandal involving a teenager.

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Herndon Weighs Moving Town Council Election To November

Lawmakers in Richmond are considering an effort to allow the town of Herndon to move its election from May to November.
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Jailed Politician Morrissey Wins Virginia Special Election

Joe Morrissey traveled from jail to be sworn in to his House of Delegates seat on Wednesday.

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Comstock's Virginia House Seat Goes To Democrat

Kathleen Murphy defeated Craig Parisot in a special election Tuesday.

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Parisot, Murphy Face Off In Northern Virginia Special Election

The Virginia House of Delegates seat previously held by Barbara Comstock is up for grabs in a special election on Tuesday in a race that is not expected to draw many voters.

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Lawsuit Alleges Gerrymandering In 12 Virginia House Districts

Voters in 12 House districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia have filed suit, bringing accusations of racial gerrymandering.

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Ethics Panel Recommends Major Changes To Virginia's Redistricting Process

A panel headed by former Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has laid out a series of suggestions that would radically change redistricting in the commonwealth, with the goal of removing partisan politics from the process.

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Low Turnout Expected In Special Election To Replace Barbara Comstock In Virginia

There are just a few weeks left in the special election between Republican Craig Parisot and Democrat Kathleen Murphy in Virginia's 34th District, and experts say that based on recent history, things could really go either way.

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