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New and Updated Voter and Volunteer Guidance

For the first time a photo ID is needed to cast a ballot in Virginia, and if you don’t have one it is FREE and easy to get as 1-2-3 from ANY registrar, and at Fairfax County satellite absentee in[...]

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Ed Gillespie Can Only Duck, Dodge & Offer Soundbites in First Senate Debate

7/26/2014 It is no surprise that in the first debate, Ed Gillespie could only duck and dodge questions on the issues most important to Virginians: climate change, contraception, immigration reform (the list goes on..). Ed Gillespie made it abundantly clear[...]

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Pat Herrity: Biggest Hypocrite and Grandstander in Fairfax County?

republished from Blue Virginia by: lowkell  |  Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 16:33:50 PM EDT Fairfax County Springfield Supervisor Pat Herrity’s chutzpah and hypocrisy clearly know no bounds. So what else is new, you ask? What makes me bring this[...]

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Tell the Board of Elections Not to Restrict Voter IDs

As you may have heard, the State Board of Elections (SBE), in determining how to enact the new Voter ID law, was prepared to accept expired photo IDs as valid identification at the polls, but Republican Senator Mark Obenshain, still[...]

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Meet Barbara Comstock

Some of you may have heard about Delegate Barbara Comstock, but if you haven’t heard of her before I would like to take a moment to introduce you.  Barbara has spent her time in the House of Delegates opposing any[...]

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Gillespiecare: Mostly True Edition

Richmond – Last week, independent fact checkers rated our claims about million-dollar DC lobbyist Ed Gillespie’s previous promotion of the individual mandate, a key component of the Affordable Care Act, “mostly true“. However, Ed continues to spend his time on[...]

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McCutcheon: and You Thought Citizens United Was Bad

On Wednesday, April 2nd the Supreme Court issued a 94 page 5-4 decision on McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, that according to the New York Times, “is likely to fundamentally reshape the political terrain for the 2014 elections and beyond,[...]

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Political Theatrics in Mr. Jefferson’s Capitol

Here in Richmond we’ve seen our share of political theater over the last few months from the Virginia House Republicans; legislators growing Stanley Cup style beards, flamboyant floor speeches that do nothing more than say ‘no‘ to insuring 400,000 uninsured[...]

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Help Protect Voters Without a Photo ID

To implement the photo ID legislation enacted last year (SB 1256), the State Board of Elections (SBE) is developing the process for Registered Voters who lack one of the eligible photo IDs to obtain one free of charge[...]

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Town Hall Closing the Coverage Gap

Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43rd) invites you to a post-General Assembly session Town Hall Meeting on Closing the Coverage Gap with Special Guest Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Jennifer LeeThursday, March 20th 6-8 pm at Lorton Station Elementary School Cafeteria (9298 Lewis Chapel Rd, Lorton,[...]

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