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Choice 2017

Deadline To Register Or Update Virginia Voter Registration – May 22

May 16, 2017

The deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s June 13 Democratic or Republican Primary Election is Monday, May 22. In Alexandria, the June ballots each include contests for Governor and Lt. Governor. Virginia voters do not register by political party and may vote in either primary but not both.

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Alexandria Electoral Board To Hold Public Meeting On Proposed New Voting Precinct In Potomac Yard

May 15, 2017

The Alexandria Electoral Board will hold a public meeting on May 18, from 7 to 8 p.m, to receive comments on a proposal to add a new voting precinct at Potomac Yard. The meeting will be held in the community meeting room at the Station at Potomac Yard, 650 Maskell St. The proposed change would be in place for the November 7, 2017, General Election.

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Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial Debate Tonight

May 9, 2017

Tonight at 7 p.m., gubernatorial candidates Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello will be on the same stage to address the issues most important to our communities.

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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Shorten Online Voter Registration Period

May 1, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed legislation that would have shortened the time period in which an eligible Virginian could register to vote online on the final day of registration. The Governor’s full veto statement is below:

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Governor McAuliffe Restores More Voting Rights Than Any Governor in American History

April 28, 2017

In a ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia today, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced he has individually restored the rights of 156,000 Virginians – more than any Governor in American history.

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Absentee Voting Opens For Eligible Alexandria Voters On April 28

April 26, 2017

Absentee voting for Virginia’s June 13 Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primary elections begins on Friday, April 28. Many Alexandria voters are eligible to vote absentee, for example, if they are:

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Second Annual Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week

March 29, 2017

Governor McAuliffe today issued a proclamation to officially recognize April 23-29, 2017 as Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week. During this week, high school students, teachers and administrators across the Commonwealth will be encouraged to conduct voter registration drives at their schools.

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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Bills That Would Create Barriers To Voting

March 27, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed three pieces of legislation that, rather than improving election integrity, could impede eligible Virginians from voting. The Governor’s full veto statement follows. Senate Bill 1253 March 27, 2017 Pursuant to Article V, Section 6, of the Constitution of Virginia, I veto Senate Bill 1253.  This bill requires the state to

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Governor Vetoes House Bill 2343 Decentralizing Virginia’s Election Data List Maintenance

March 15, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe has vetoed House Bill 2343, which would increase the potential for qualified Virginians to be improperly disenfranchised by decentralizing the Commonwealth’s process for elections data list maintenance. The Governor’s full statement is below.

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Republican Women Host VA Republican Lieutenant Governor

March 13, 2017

The Republican Women of Northern Virginia will host a Republican Lieutenant Governor debate on Thursday, March 30, at 7 p..m ET at the Army Navy Country Club, in Arlington. The three candidates, Del. Glenn Davis, Sen. Jill Vogel and Sen. Bryce Reeves will participate in the debate.

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