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Choice 2017

Simonds Calls On Yancey To Accept Results Of Drawing

January 3, 2018

Following a ruling of the Newport News Circuit Court to deny her motion to reconsider their previous ruling that reversed her one-vote victory to a tie, Shelly Simonds today called on Delegate David Yancey to agree not to challenge the results of tomorrow’s drawing, regardless of who is named the winner:

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

December 22, 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:

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

December 19, 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.

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Alexandria Voter Turnout Contributes To Virginia Dems Landslide

November 8, 2017

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.

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Election Day In Virginia

November 7, 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.

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Alexandrianews.org 2017 Voter Guide

November 3, 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.

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NextGen Virginia Registers 20,000 New Voters

November 1, 2017

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.

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Election Day Is Coming

November 1, 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.

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Alexandria’s Beatley Library Opens For Absentee Voting

October 26, 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.

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VCHA Releases Videos Of 2017 Statewide Candidates Discussing Healthcare

October 24, 2017

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.

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