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Recount turns control of Va. Senate to Democrats

With a special election win along the Eastern Shore, Democrats will take control of the Virginia Senate.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 08:45pm EST

Tags: Lynwood Lewis, Wayne Coleman, recount, max smith

Wexton wins special election for Herring's Senate seat

Democrat Jennifer Wexton has won a special election for the 33rd Senate District, giving Democrats control of the state Senate.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 07:02am EST

Tags: Mark Herring, Jennifer Wexton, John Whitbeck, Joe May

Va. special election could shift state Senate control

Candidates are battling to the wire and rallying voters in Northern Virginia, but few residents have taken notice.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:05pm EST

Tags: Mark Herring, Joe May, John Whitbeck, Jennifer Wexton

Dems nominate Lewis to fill Va. Senate seat

Delegate Lynwood Lewis has won the Democratic nomination to replace Ralph Northam in the Virginia Senate.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 02:58pm EST

Tags: Delegate Lynwood Lewis, Ralph Northam,

Cosgrove sworn in to Virginia Senate seat

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 08:51am EDT

Tags: John Cosgrove,

Va. Senate votes to keep teens out of tanning salons

As an increasing number of teens head indoors to get their tans, keeping kids under the age of 15 out of tanning beds is on the minds of Virginia lawmakers.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 01:42am EST

Tags: tan, tanning salon, teens, thomas warren

Embattled UVa rector wins reappointment

The General Assembly approved a new four-year term of Helen Dragas to the university's Board of Visitors.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 05:32pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Helen Dragas

Va Senate OKs measure restoring some felons rights

A proposed constitutional amendment that would allow for the civil rights of nonviolent felons to be restored by law rather than solely by gubernatorial fiat has won Senate passage.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 08:43pm EST

Tags: constitutional amendment, civil rights

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