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Questions relating to the government or politics of the US state of Virginia. Always use in conjunction with the [united-states] tag.

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Which districts in the Virginia state legislature held contested primaries for both parties in 2023?

In Virginia, there are primaries on June 20th for the state legislature. I am curious about which races are contested for both parties' primaries that are happening on Tuesday, a couple days after I ...
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What is the name of the current Lieutenant Governor of Virginia? [closed]

Is the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia named "Winsome Sears" or "Winsome Earle-Sears"? Her official government web site lists her last name as "Earle-Sears", but her ...
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Why did Virginia turn blue after G.W.Bush?

The historical map of presidential elections shows that Virginia was for decades a red state till 2008, when Obama won this state. Interestingly enough, since then it has always voted for Democrats. ...
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Why is VA-10 not considered competitive?

My question concerns congressional district VA-10, represented by Dem. Jennifer Wexton. In 2020, Wexton won reelection with a margin of 13%, underperforming Biden in the district by 6 points. ...
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Do Virginia Democrats support the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact?

Virginia is not currently a member of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. The NPVIC is very popular with Democratic voters (a 2018 Pew Research Center Poll showed 75% of Democrats support ...
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Why does Virginia allow driving without vehicle liability insurance by paying an "Uninsured Motor Vehicle fee"?

In the US state of Virginia, like in most countries/states in the world, liability insurance is mandatory for (drivers of) motor vehicles. However, unlike other countries, it is allowed to drive ...
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