The Valley Votes Project's mission is to improve trust in elections in the Shenandoah Valley through voter education, voter registration, and a speaker series that focuses on how elections work. This project is funded by the Scholars Strategy Network, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that uses research to inform public policy.Learn More
Fox battles to contain the Dominion lawsuit that has engulfed its executives, another crisis is building in the wings that has the potential to cause further turbulence for the media empire. By Ed Pilkington.Learn More
Virginia governor blocks bill banning police from seeking menstrual histories Glenn Youngkin essentially kills bill passed in Democratic-led state senate to ban search warrants for menstrual data on tracking apps. By Richard LuscombeLearn More
VA's General Assembly ended its session without reaching agreement on changes to the state budget. By Gregory S. Schneider and Laura Vozzella.Learn More
A Republican lawmaker touted a bill Thursday that would require Virginia school officials to notify parents if their child identifies as transgender in school, one of several proposals lawmakers are expected to debate this session that could significantly affect transgender people. By DENISE LAVOIEButton
Gov. Glenn Youngkin elaborated Thursday about the concerns that he said prompted his decision to end an apparent effort by Virginia to land a large electric vehicle battery plant. By SARAH RANKINLearn More
Check out Virginia's 2023 election cycle schedule. Included is also the upcoming elections that are happening from 2024 to 2026.Learn More
The part-time, politically divided Virginia General Assembly is set to convene this week in Richmond for its annual sprint of a legislative session. By SARAH RANKINLearn More
Virginia Organizing is teaming up with Embrace Community Center and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Waynesboro on Sunday for a vigil to bring attention to the affordable housing crisis and conditions in the city. By Noah Harriso.Learn More
Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. The goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government. Ballotpedia is firmly committed to neutrality in our content.Learn More
If you want to register to vote, update your current Virginia voter registration, apply to vote absentee by mail, or view your polling place, election district, absentee ballot status, and your voting history check this link outLearn More
This form can be used to register U.S. citizens to vote, to update registration information due to a change of name, make a change of address or to register with a political party.
Voting - how to vote, when to vote, and who can vote - will be on the ballot in seven states. Read More!
We host events to encourage youth voting, and set up tables on college campus to provide students and youth voting infromation.