Charles W. Carrico Sr.

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  • Lawmaker seeks split of the vote in Virginia

    Officials in Virginia and Ohio, once reliably red states that went for President Obama in the past two elections, have discussed the idea of apportioning their Electoral College votes by congressional district — a system some say would more accurately reflect the will of the states' voters but one that others dismiss as an unnecessary political ploy.


  • ** FILE ** State Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr., Grayson Republican. (Associated Press)

    Ohio, Virginia eye proposals for more proportional split of electoral votes

    Officials in Virginia and Ohio, once reliably red states that went for President Obama in the past two elections, have discussed the idea of apportioning their Electoral College votes by congressional district — a system some say would more accurately reflect the will of the states' voters but one that others dismiss as an unnecessary political ploy.


  • ** FILE ** State Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr., is a Republican. (Associated Press)

    Va. Senate panel backs gun buy limit repeal

    A key Senate committee on Wednesday voted to repeal Virginia's law banning the purchase of more than one handgun a month, a longtime priority of gun-rights activists and a measure that now has the backing of Gov. Bob McDonnell.


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