Tag Archives: Elections

Virginia AG Announces 20-Person ‘election integrity unit’

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares

Graham Moomaw, Virginia Mercury Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares is creating a new unit dedicated to ensuring “legality and purity in elections,” his office announced Friday. The 20-person team, the attorney general’s office said, will investigate and prosecute potential violations of election law and be a legal resource for state …

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Key Results From Tuesday’s Primaries

North Carolina and Pennsylvania votes for open Senate seats highlighted a list of primaries Tuesday that also included races in Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon. Here’s how races for open seats and for districts expected to be the most competitive in November turned out, based on election race calls by The …

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The Governor’s Races We’re Watching In 2022

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Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th This year, 36 states are scheduled to hold elections for governor around the country and at least a dozen will include major bids from women, women of color and LGBTQ+ people. As of May 2022, eight incumbent women governors are seeking reelection; 23 …

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State Judges Across The U.S. Face Growing GOP Pushback Against Rulings In Election Cases

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by Kira Lerner, Missouri Independent February 21, 2022 In mid-December, Texas’ highest criminal court revoked the state attorney general’s ability to use his office to prosecute election-related cases without the request of a district or county attorney. In an 8-1 opinion, the all-Republican court weakened Attorney General Ken Paxton’s power to independently …

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Virginia Election: Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin

Republican Glenn Youngkin has won the Virginia governor’s race, defeating Democrat Terry McAuliffe, and snapping a losing streak for GOP statewide candidates in the commonwealth. The Associated Press projected Youngkin as the race winner after midnight. “Together, we will change the trajectory of this commonwealth,” Youngkin told a crowd of …

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Key races to watch in November 2 elections

In Virginia, polling shows Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin in a tight race that’s focused on abortion and schools. Also worth watching: November elections in Atlanta, Boston, Minneapolis, New Jersey and more. Terri Rupar Originally published by The 19th The year after a presidential contest is not a big one …

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