The ruling has thrown a speed bump in front of Scott Taylor’s reelection campaign in which he faces a challenge from Democrat Elaine Luria.
A Virginia state review has called for less local control of elections this week, pointing to a rickety IT system and a sense of politics invading the state’s Department of Elections. Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday that the state has made changes since he was inaugurated in January that help address a number of the issues.
Virginia’s Department of Elections has found even more voters likely assigned to the wrong districts across the state following tight House of Delegates races last fall, including one tie determined by a random drawing, where the problem could have determined control of the chamber.
According to documents obtained by WTOP, officials at the Virginia Department of Elections and the city of Fredericksburg were unsure about how district lines were defined in the years leading up to November 2017.
After a tenure that saw a lot of changes and some controversy, a member of the Virginia Department of Elections will not return to his position with the new administration.
The election season is about to get underway in Virginia — absentee voting for the commonwealth’s June 13 primary elections begins Friday.
The head of Virginia’s Department of Elections says complaints about problems at the polls have so far not been any greater than in previous years.
A contentious loyalty statement requirement has been dropped from the Republican presidential primary in Virginia.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The Virginia Department of Elections says it has serious security concerns about voting equipment used in about one-fifth of the state’s precincts. A report issued late Wednesday says the State Board…