After, Tuesday’s election, the Democrats will have a full Statehouse majority. Republican Glenn Youngkin is still the governor but he will have to work with a Democratic General Assembly.
A referendum to change the selection method of the Lexington City School Board from City Council appointment to a direct election is on the ballot for Lexington voters this Election Day.
The four candidates running for Lexington City Council, as well as Rep. Ben Cline and his opponent Jennifer Lewis, appeared at a candidates’ forum Oct. 25. The forum was hosted by the Lexington-Rockbridge Chamber of Commerce and focused on housing, economic development and other policy topics. One candidate said “a woman’s place is in the home.”
Republican Ben Cline is expected to win Virginia’s 6th district house race over Democrat Jennifer Lewis. Both candidates are campaigning on contentious issues, such as a lagging economy and concern over abortion rights.
Three Republicans running for statewide offices with some election-related authority have all denied that Joe Biden legitimately won the 2020 election.
Two candidates with different backgrounds and platforms are running in this special election for Buena Vista School Board.
The first proposed amendment comes after a years-long redistricting battle that’s made its way up to the U.S. Supreme Court. If approved, the majority party will not be the one redrawing legislative districts next year.
Nine local races have one candidate or no candidate in the upcoming elections.
They also told Congress that North Korea will likely conduct more missile tests this year and not negotiate away its nuclear capabilities.
Amid a number of political scandals, predictions favor centrist Emmanuel Macron in the race for the presidency.