House of Delegates

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Virginia Voters Picking Candidates in Primary Election

Voting is underway in Virginia’s primary elections, which may shape November’s general election fight over control of the Senate and determine who leads the state House of Delegates.

06/09/2015

BOWLING GREEN, OH - OCTOBER 2:  A sign directs people where to vote during early voting at the Wood County Court House October 2, 2012 in Bowling Green, Ohio. Early voting began October 2 in the battleground state of Ohio, five weeks before election day on November 6.  (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Jan. 6 Special Election Set to Fill Va. House Seat

A special election is set for January to fill a House of Delegates seat vacated by Democrat Rosalynn Dance.

11/24/2014

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18-Year-Old Freshman Elected To W.Va. House Of Delegates, Becomes Youngest State Lawmaker In US

Eighteen-year-old Saira Blair will become the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history.

11/05/2014

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Md. OKs Bill on Domestic Violence in Front of Kids

People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/03/2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Approval Rating at 44 Percent, Poll Shows

Less than three months into office, Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s approval rating is at 44 percent, though a new poll shows 57 percent of Virginia voters say they are optimistic about the new governor’s term.

03/26/2014

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Protective Order Bill Clears House Unanimously

A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders has cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote.

03/06/2014

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Delegate: Not Too Late to Cancel Standardized Test in Md.

Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week, the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.

01/30/2014

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Virginia Primary Results Roll In

Democrats nominated Norfolk doctor and state Sen. Ralph Northam for lieutenant governor in a statewide primary that saw two senior Republican delegates ousted by conservative challengers.

06/11/2013

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. (Credit: rushernbaker.com)

Bill Would Give Prince George’s County Exec More School Control

The House of Delegates gave final approval Saturday to a measure giving the Prince George’s County executive more control over the county’s school system.

04/06/2013

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. (Credit: rushernbaker.com)

Md. General Assembly OKs School Overhaul Plan

The House of Delegates has given final approval to a bill giving the Prince George’s County executive more control over the county’s school system.

04/06/2013

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