Today, the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) sued the U.S. Postal Service over its failure to process and deliver election-related mail in a timely manner, potentially leading to the disenfranchisement of Virginians seeking to cast absentee ballots for the upcoming statewide election on Nov. 2.
On Friday, the Virginia Redistricting Commission failed to approve final district maps for the General Assembly.
Today, the Virginia Supreme Court rejected a petition filed by a Virginia state senator, T. Travis Hackworth (R), and individual voters arguing that new redistricting laws in Virginia violate the state constitution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the historic Virginia Voting Rights Act went into effect. The legislation, passed by the Democratic majorities in the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates, and signed by a Democratic governor, restores key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that were gutted on a nationwide level by the Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed new legislation to expand voting access in Virginia. The bills, passed by the Democratic-majority legislature, are the latest push by leaders in the state to expand ballot access as Republicans across the country push to suppress their constituents’ votes.
Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Voting Rights Act of Virginia on Wednesday, making the Commonwealth the first state in the South to enact its own Voting Rights Act.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced yesterday that he is restoring the voting rights of over 69,000 Virginians.
Democrats in the Virginia Legislature passed the Virginia Voting Rights Act on Thursday. H.B. 1890 is the first state-level Voting Rights Act in the South.
The Virginia Senate passed Senate Bill 1097 on Monday by a vote of 21-19, a critical step toward making absentee voting more accessible in the state.
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