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Emily Zantow

Emily Zantow

Emily Zantow is the U.S. Department of Justice reporter for The Washington Times. She has worked for Courthouse News and The Bowling Green Daily News. A Wisconsin native, Zantow graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she received bachelor's degrees in journalism and Spanish. She can be reached at


Articles by Emily Zantow

Voters line up outside to cast ballots in the general election at the Henrico County general registrar's office in Henrico County, Va., Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, on the first day of the state's 45-day early voting period. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) **FILE**

U.S. judge extends deadline for Virginia voter registration

A civil rights lawyer said that more than 20,000 Virginians could register to vote by the end of Thursday, after a federal judge in Richmond extended the registration deadline by 48 hours due to a severed fiber optic cable shutting down the state's web operations on Tuesday. Published October 14, 2020