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Public hearing Dec. 21 on PWC’s proposed new boundaries for voting districts and precincts

Prince William Board of County Supervisors will hold a public hearing and vote on the county’s redistricting ordinance on proposed new boundaries for voting districts and precincts on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the James J. McCoart Administration Building in Woodbridge.

Manassas & Manassas Park Democrats to caucus for convention delegates

Manassas and Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee (MMPCDC) has scheduled assembled caucuses on Monday, April 18, at 7:30 pm to elect delegates and alternates from both cities to the Virginia 10th Congressional District and State Democratic Party Conventions.

McAuliffe vetoes bill that he says is discriminatory

Governor Terry McAuliffe March 30 vetoed Senate Bill 41, which would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples.

PWC schools closing on Super Tuesday, March 1 means a vacation day for most

The recent School Board decision to close schools for the March 1 presidential primary election means a day off for students, teachers, and many other employees, with no make-up required. Employees with 250-day contracts are expected to work.

US Sen. Mark Warner cosponsors bill to remove partisanship from Congressional redistricting

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) to introduce the Fairness and Independence in Redistricting (FAIR) Act to take partisanship out of the congressional redistricting process by requiring states to establish independent, bipartisan redistricting commissions.

Virginia GOP does away with March 1 Primary Day statement of affiliation

Virginia voters who want to vote in the March 1 Republican Primary for presidential candidates will not have to sign a "statement of affiliation" after all.

Field office for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders opens in Fairfax

A field office for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders opened in the Oakton part of Fairfax County Jan. 28.

Wittman fights to protect Second Amendment rights

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) released the following statement in response to President Obama's announcement that he will use executive order to restrict American gun ownership:

Court case settled over Virginia’s long wait lines to vote

State Board of Elections and the State Department of Elections will take on a major administrative overhaul of the process for dealing with lines on Election Day.

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