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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Requiring Investigations Into Virginia Voters

February 24, 2017

Today Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed Senate Bill 1105, which would require local election officials to investigate Virginia voters without a clear standard for when and how such investigations should be undertaken. The Governor’s full veto statement is below:

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Graf Announces Run For Virginia House Of Delegates

February 6, 2017

Karen A. Graf today announced her candidacy for the 45th District Virginia House of Delegates seat currently occupied by Democrat Mark Levine, which means there will be a Democratic primary in June. Graf sent a letter to some constituents this morning and will make her candidacy official tonight at the Alexandria Democratic Committee meeting.

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Town Hall Meetings With Local Delegation

January 25, 2017

Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin will be holding Town Hall meetings in Alexandria on Saturday, Jan. 28, and other town halls in the area on Saturday, Feb. 11. Come hear updates on the 2017 Legislative Session.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Proposals To Strengthen Virginia Ethics Reforms And Expand Voter Access

January 11, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today introduced a legislative package for the 2017 General Assembly session intended to build on the success his administration has achieved strengthening Virginia’s ethics reforms and expanding access at the polls.

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Beyer Overwhelmingly Re-elected

November 9, 2016

Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District voters sent Democrat Don Beyer back to Congress for a second term last night by a 40-point margin. Beyer received 68.36% of the vote; Republican Charles Hernick got 27.29% of the vote; and Independent Julio Gracia received 4.07% of the vote.

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Alexandria Votes Overwhelmingly Democratic

November 8, 2016

As expected, the City of Alexandria voted overwhelmingly Democratic in today's General Election: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine got 75.89% or 57,147 votes; incumbent Democratic Congressman Don Beyer got 71.76% or 52,573 votes.

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At The Polls In Alexandria

November 8, 2016

After what seems like a lifetime of campaign rallies, speeches and ads, voters are having their say at the polls.

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Guns At The Polls

November 5, 2016

Virginia is an open carry state. Therefore, in some circumstances, people who legally own guns are permitted to carry them to the polls and on public streets outsides the polls.

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Alexandrianews.org Voters Guide

November 5, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, there will be a General Election for U.S. President and Vice President, U.S. House of Representatives and two Proposed Amendments to the Virginia Constitution. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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NOVA To Host 2016 Post-Election Conference

November 4, 2016

The Northern Virginia Community College Institute of Public Service will host the 2016 Post-Election Conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the Bisdorf Building Room 196 at the Alexandria Campus, 5000 Dawes Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311.

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