Archives: ‘Choice 2017’

Recount In “Irreparably Tainted” House Race Narrows Margin With Lawsuit Pending

December 22nd, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017]

The Virginia House Democratic Caucus today issued the following statements following a recount in HD-28 that resulted in a net gain of nine votes for Democratic nominee Rev. Joshua Cole:

Shelly Simonds Wins In HD-94 By One Vote, Democrats Now Hold 50 Seats

December 19th, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017]

The Virginia House Democratic Caucus today congratulated Delegate-elect Shelly Simonds on her one-vote victory over incumbent Delegate David Yancey follow a recount in House of Delegates District 94, which encompasses the city of Newport News.

Alexandria Voter Turnout Contributes To Virginia Dems Landslide

November 8th, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017, Top Stories]

Although there were no local contested races on yesterday’s ballot, Alexandria voters came out in the rain in record numbers to help propel Virginia Democrats to an unexpected statewide nine-point victory.

Election Day In Virginia

November 7th, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017]

It is Election Day in Virginia and the nation is watching the close gubernatorial race between Republican Ed Gillespie and current Democratic Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam. 2017 Voter Guide

November 3rd, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017]

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, there is a statewide General Election in Virginia. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here are ways Alexandria voters can prepare for Election Day.

NextGen Virginia Registers 20,000 New Voters

November 1st, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017, Other News]

NextGen Virginia announced they had registered 19,854 voters by the Oct. 16 deadline since announcing the $2 million young voter program in August. With a presence on 24 campuses and 59 paid staff across the commonwealth, NextGen has engaged voters through face-to-face, peer-to-peer contact designed to encourage meaningful conversations among voters.

Election Day Is Coming

November 1st, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017]

The Nov. 7 General Election ballot in Alexandria includes contests for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates (45th and 46th Districts), Sheriff and Commonwealth’s Attorney.

Alexandria’s Beatley Library Opens For Absentee Voting

October 26th, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017]

Alexandrians who qualify to vote absentee for the Nov. 7 General Election may cast an absentee ballot in person at Beatley Library or the Alexandria Voter Registration Office. The deadline is Saturday, Nov. 4. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, Oct. 31.

VCHA Releases Videos Of 2017 Statewide Candidates Discussing Healthcare

October 24th, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017, Health]

The Virginia Consumer Healthcare Alliance today released videos featuring Democratic gubernatorial nominee Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie discussing their views on key healthcare issues facing the Commonwealth.

Warner, Klobuchar, McCain Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Prevent Foreign Interference In Future Elections, Improve Transparency Of Online Political Ads

October 19th, 2017 | [From: Choice 2017, From Congress, Top Stories]

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee, U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence, and U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services today introduced the Honest Ads Act to help prevent foreign interference in future elections and improve the transparency of online political advertisements.