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Nov. 3 election guide for dummies

October 29, 2015 admin 0

Election day is tomorrow, and maybe politics aren’t really “your thing.” Maybe you’ve been so swamped with midterms you haven’t exactly kept up with local coverage, […]

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Voter ID law imposes obstacles

September 14, 2014 Executive Editor 0

This year at the polls, you can expect to be asked for ID, because Virginia’s new voter law is in effect. This legislation was enacted to prevent voter fraud. However, there is little evidence that proves voter fraud is an actual problem — voter impersonation is almost nonexistent. The new requirement may prevent the elderly, lower-income or minority populations from voter eligibility.