Category: Voting Rights

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…

Redistricting Update: We’re Not There Yet

by Phoebe Kent, Voter editor Quoted material below from Jackie Rivas, LWV Arlington (from October 2019 Virginia Voter) “Virginia has an historic opportunity that we can’t let slip away. In the 2019 General Assembly, our legislators passed House Joint Resolution No. 615. HJR 615 is a constitutional amendment to create a citizen-led redistricting commission to…

Chris Piper to speak at the annual meeting today!

LWV-Williamsburg Area Fall Reception is today, September 19 at 4:30 p.m. at Legacy Hall in New Town. Speaker: Chris Piper, Virginia Department of Elections Commissioner. Hear the latest on election integrity in Virginia. Our program BEGINS promptly at 4:30 p.m., so please arrive a bit early. Wine & Cheese Reception will follow. No cost. New…

General Assembly Results and Observations

Excerpted from a Voter Express article by Carol Noggle, Voter Protection Officer, State League of Virginia Yes, it was a “wild” General Assembly session, as one newspaper headline stated. All sorts of unanticipated drama involving constitutional officers, but the legislative process continued with the LWV-VA and others in attendance. Observers could see during floor sessions…

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 vote411.org for more. The following formatting is excerpted from The League of Women Voters of Fairfax Voters’ Guide. VOTE411.org’s content is duplicated in this publication. U.S. Senate for Virginia…

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