Democrats lose statewide for the first time since 2009.
Virginia has a long tradition of offering a counterpoint to presidential elections starting after the election of Democrat Jimmy Carter for president in 1976.
Insight from voting and volunteering neighbors.
Family event ignored Youngkin supporters, vulgar hecklers.
The story of the Get Out the Vote rally on Tuesday night on South Hayes Street in Arlington was not the speeches of the warm up speakers before President Joe Biden and candidate Terry McAuliffe arrived. You would have expected those. They were like preaching to the choir.
Voting in Mount Vernon
Voters will have six votes for six seats.
Back in May 2009, an independent and a Republican were able to knock off two incumbent members of the Alexandria City Council in an extremely low turnout election where only 12 percent of voters showed up to the polls. A few weeks later, the lame duck council ditched the idea of having May elections in favor of moving the election to November, when turnout is much larger and Democrats tend to perform better.
Why did they come out to vote early?
Voters to determine direction of state government.
Two years ago, Democrats seized control of the General Assembly for the first time in a generation. Now Republicans are hoping this is their moment to "Take Back Virginia," the name of a recent rally in support of the GOP statewide ticket that featured a call-in appearance from former President Donald Trump, who used the opportunity to repeat baseless claims about widespread election fraud.
Republican Annetta Catchings challenges incumbent Democrat Justin Wilson for mayor.
The race for mayor comes down to a simple question: Are Alexandria voters happy with the direction of the city or not?
15 vying in School Board election; only three incumbents seeking re-election.
School Board Election
And would that affect handling structural deficiencies? Different narratives, polar opinions.
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