Category: Public Education

Williamsburg City Council Election Candidates

RESULTS of the May 19, 2020 City Council election: City Council results: two newcomers joined the Williamsburg City Council and will be starting their terms on July 1, 2020. Caleb T. Rogers and Pat Dent received the first and second largest numbers of votes, respectively. Incumbent Barbara Ramsey was re-elected to the council, but incumbent…

Candidate Forums – what was said?

If you missed the League candidate forums on Wednesday and Thursday this week, you can read up on the coverage from the Gazette. The article text is also included below. Local candidates pitch their experience and vision to voters By Jack Jacobs Staff writer James City County — Incumbents touted accomplishments and argued their experience…

Virginia Senate Candidates: Survey Answers

Every election, the League of Women Voters sends identical questions to candidates for office. See the responses of the Senate candidates for Virginia here. Go to for more. The following formatting is excerpted from The League of Women Voters of Fairfax Voters’ Guide.’s content is duplicated in this publication. U.S. Senate for Virginia…

League Study Group Update: School Choice in Virginia

Do Virginia’s public schools face fierce competition and challenges from the private and corporate sectors? Should donors get tax breaks by giving to private schools through scholarship foundations? The Virginia LWV School Choice Task Force has done considerable research concluding that our Education Position needs to be supplemented with specifics on Virginia school choice options….