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State elections officials will consider conflicting recommendations later this week about the future of the Democratic ticket challenging Gov. Pat Quinn in March's primary.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The State Board of Elections has certified Democrat Lynwood W. Lewis Jr. as the victor in a special election for Virginia's 6th Senate District.
Supporters of Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's bid for governor filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block his rival's campaign from fundraising during the state's fast-approaching legislative session.
Elections officials in Arlington acknowledged Wednesday that the county's electoral board accepted more than a dozen provisional ballots in which a voter's name had been checked off mistakenly as already having voted, a discrepancy apparently chalked up to errors by poll workers.
Democrat Mark R. Herring extended his lead over Republican Mark D. Obenshain in the Virginia attorney general's race Tuesday, after Fairfax County elections officials tallied their outstanding provisional ballots.
Election officials across Virginia are grappling with how to follow through with a directive from the State Board of Elections to purge up to 57,000 registered voters from the state rolls — a move that has prompted a lawsuit from the Democratic Party of Virginia and outright defiance by at least one registrar.
Three Virginia congressmen have asked U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to launch a multistate investigation into "voter registration irregularities" after a Pennsylvania man was charged with 13 counts of voter registration fraud in Harrisonburg last week.
Virginia officials are probing a case in which completed voter-registration forms were said to have been tossed into a trash bin outside of a store in the Shenandoah Valley just before Monday's 5 p.m. registration deadline — the latest incident in what's already been a rather eventful election year in the Old Dominion.
Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil H. Goode Jr. will be on the November ballot in his home state of Virginia, but Republican fears that the former congressman could play spoiler for Mitt Romney should be lessened by recent polls showing Mr. Goode in the low single digits.