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February 23, 2021
2020 was the safest year for state legislative incumbents in a decade, a study finds Yet while incumbents were becoming safer in general elections, they were more vulnerable in primaries than in any year since 2012 — the last time redistricting forced many elected officials into districts with fellow incumbents — a sign of the...
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Some Virginia Democrats have lost touch with their heritage In Virginia, we have no U.S. senator on the ballot, just U.S. House members, plus maybe members of the House of Delegates if redistricting doesn’t happen in time for this fall’s elections. That’s just two offices. We have lots of elections with far more choices on...
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Recognize the General Assembly’s continued efforts to remove voting barriers With House of Delegates elections scheduled for Nov. 2, there will not be sufficient time for Virginia to implement new maps as it customarily does in the year immediately following the census. But that delay has not deterred lawmakers from taking state-level steps to keep...
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