Tag: Election Day

Live Blog: Election Day 2016 updates

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our Election Day 2016 live blog with the latest news plus commentary and analysis up and down the ballot.


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“You’ve Been Gerrymandered” will be message at polls on Election Day

“You’ve Been Gerrymandered!” is the message that OneVirginia2021 volunteers from around the state will share with voters on Election Day.


Voter help on Election Day in Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro

The Staunton, Augusta and Waynesboro Democratic Committees are offering the following assistance to voters on Election Day 2016.


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Virginia official issues statement on Election Day security

Virginia Department of Elections Commissioner Edgardo Cortés released the following statement on Election Day security.


My view: Who I’d vote for on Election Day

We’ve made it a practice here at Augusta Free Press in recent years to forego doing political endorsements, not because we don’t have an opinion on we think should win, because we do, but because we’re not sure of the value of endorsements in this day and age.


McAuliffe announces $28 million for new voting machines across Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that he is including $28 million in his budget to provide new voting machines to precincts across Virginia.


The country has spoken: Time to change direction on tax extenders

As the post-election lame duck session gets underway, Congress has an excellent opportunity to show that they’ve heard the American people loud and clear by acting on tax extenders.


Will Hammer: Thank you, and an announcement

Libertarian Party congressional nominee Will Hammer thanks his supporters and offers a post-election announcement.


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Mark Warner: Political damaged goods?

As of Tuesday, about 7 p.m. or so, Mark Warner was still the Democrat with the magic touch in “real Virginia,” the Harvard-educated lawyer who embraced NASCAR, beloved out this way for getting Virginia Tech Hokies football into the ACC.


Ed Gillespie concedes U.S. Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has formally conceded the Virginia U.S. Senate race to Democrat Mark Warner, saying in a Friday news conference that a recount, permissible under state law due to the race’s tight margin, would not make a difference.


Inside the Newsroom: What happened on Tuesday?

What happened on Tuesday? This episode of Inside the Newsroom with host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham tries to make sense of the 2014 midterms.


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New photo ID requirement will be in effect for all Virginia voters

Virginia voters will have an opportunity to cast a ballot at their polling place between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. today. All voters are now required to show an acceptable form of photo ID.


Pundits split on midterms: Winds blowing toward Republicans?

University of Virginia political science professor Larry Sabato is forecasting a Republican wave in the 2014 midterm elections on Tuesday.


ACLU: Lack of photo ID should not prevent you from being able to vote

The ACLU of Virginia is encouraging all registered voters to visit the polls this Election Day (Tuesday, November 4) and cast a ballot, even if they lack photo ID.


Poll: Republicans looking good in key Senate battleground states

The final polls of the 2014 election season in Arkansas and Kentucky from Public Policy Polling find Republicans in strong positions to win the open Senate seats in those states on Election Day.


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Gap narrowing, but it is enough? New poll has Warner up only seven in Senate race

After leading in polls in the summer by as much as 25 points, Sen Mark Warner is up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in a new poll out Friday from Christopher Newport University.


ACLU of Virginia to monitor polls on Election Day

The ACLU of Virginia will be monitoring the polls this Election Day to ensure that all Virginians who are registered to vote are able to exercise their right, freely and without hindrance.


Poll: Millennials favor Warner, Sarvis, with Gillespie distant third in Senate race

Voters ages 18-35 favor incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, with a surprise in who their second choice is: Libertarian Robert Sarvis over Republican Ed Gillespie.


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Saturday is first of two absentee voting days in Virginia

Saturday marks the first of two Saturdays before the November 4 General Election, in which Virginia voters may cast an in-person absentee ballot at their local voter registration office.


Voters impacted by new ID laws in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Elections has received numerous inquiries today regarding a news story that incorrectly stated the number of individuals without a Virginia DMV-issued photo ID.


September 23 is National Voter Registration Day 2014

The City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle Offices of Voter Registration plans an event to register voters in time for the 2014 midterm elections.