Results related to “Virginia”
by Brentin Mock on November 7 2013, 7:00AM
Virginia just dodged a bullet to voting rights by electing McAuliffe over Cuccinelli. But how far will the new governor actually go to restore felons’ ability to vote?
by Brentin Mock on October 23 2013, 11:06AM
The winner of next month’s governor’s race in Virginia could be an indicator of the direction of conservative politics.
by Brentin Mock on June 12 2013, 10:04AM
Some states may be hedging on a Supreme Court decision that might strike the Voting Rights Act’s Section Five clause.
by Brentin Mock on May 29 2013, 9:33AM
Virginians with nonviolent felons no longer have to wait two years and apply for rights restoration, but violent felons still have to wait.
by Brentin Mock on May 28 2013, 3:17PM
Attorney General’s task force says neither the governor nor the general assembly can create laws to restore voting rights to former incarcerated.
by Brentin Mock on March 26 2013, 2:31PM
The law will have to be approved by the Department of Justice or U.S. District Court.
by Brentin Mock on February 22 2013, 1:42PM
Will Virginia be the latest case for proving why the Voting Rights Act is still needed?
by Brentin Mock on January 30 2013, 9:07AM
If the state GOP’s effort to reconfigure electoral college tallying would have been law last year, hundreds of thousands of black voters would have waited hours in line for nothing.
by Brentin Mock on January 15 2013, 9:42AM
A congressional hearing seeks to find out what caused so much turmoil on Election Day.
by Brentin Mock on January 10 2013, 11:38AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell throws support behind two GOP-sponsored bills to automatically restore some felons’ rights.
by Brentin Mock on December 14 2012, 10:12AM
Obama’s recent court victory on early voting may have carved a legal path for fighting down felony disenfranchisement laws.
by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2012, 4:29PM
Fairfax County, Virginia school administrators have placed a school teacher on paid administrative leave she asked only black student in class to read a poem in a “blacker” style.
by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 11:50AM
State Delegate Christopher Peace is at it again.