All eyes are on Virginia as voters head to the polls for a neck-and-neck gubernatorial election in a state that President Biden won by 10 points in 2020.
The President’s trip comes just days before voters head to the polls for a Virginia gubernatorial race that polls say is neck and neck.
McAuliffe is enlisting the help of the former president as polls show a tight race with Republican Glenn Youngkin.
The debate came just 35 days before election day in a state that President Joe Biden won by 10 points last year.
The debate will be broadcast online and on four TV stations across the state, including WSET in Lynchburg. It will be the first time all five candidates appear on screen together.
Voters chose Biden and Warner in Virginia’s two big races. Take a look at the winners in Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge.
Republicans advanced Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The full Senate will vote on Monday.
Professional sports venues are functioning as safe polling places during COVID-19. More space will make it easier for voters to socially distance and eliminate crowding and long lines.
Other key Republicans try to assure the public while the president continues to suggest–without proof–that mail-in voting will lead to large-scale voter fraud.
State officials suing the postal service say on-time delivery of first class mail has decreased 10 percent over the summer. Federal judges in a handful of jurisdictions are still considering cases or have already ruled against the postal service.