The Virginia General Assembly’s Upcoming Special Session Could Take a Lurid Turn
The special General Assembly session set for July 9 was already set up to be an exercise in political cynicism.
Virginia Primaries Offer Good Stories But No Big Narrative
Emmett Hanger overcame a challenge by a GOP General Assembly member’s wife and the almost-unheard-of endorsement of his opponent by a fellow GOP state senator
Virginia’s 7th District Race Gets Started
Who will the Republicans run against Rep. Abigail Spanberger?
The Way-Too-Early 2021 GOP Gubernatorial Outlook
Who is the likely gubernatorial contender on the GOP side? Do Democrats have a front runner?
This Year’s General Election in Virginia Will Be a Close One
November will show if the Wason Center’s poll results come to reality
Virginia Isn’t In Play — Yet
According to Politico, “there is deep skepticism” from Democrats and some Republicans that the commonwealth is actually within Trump’s grasp
In Virginia, Will Fundamentals Matter More Than Scandals?
Scandals, redistricting, new voter registrations could play into 2019
A Virginia House Committee Hearing on the Allegations Against Justin Fairfax is Probably a Trap. But For Whom?
If Democrats take control of the House or Senate and a Republican lawmaker faces accusations of wrongdoing, Democrats quite rightly would point to Bell’s hearing as all the precedent they need to proceed without so much as a nod from the GOP.
A Diminished Governor Could Be a Political Liability for Virginia Democrats
Fresh polling data shows Virginians don’t think Gov. Northam should resign or be impeached for wearing blackface back in the 1980s.
The Inertia Behind Virginia’s Many Scandals
To say the past week in Virginia politics has been weird, turbulent, and downright revolting doesn’t begin to describe what’s happened in Capitol Square.