John Whitbeck

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

Dems’ Win Puts Party on Cusp of Va. Senate Control

Undeterred by a snowstorm, thousands of voters in parts of Loudoun and Fairfax counties trudged to the polls to cast ballots in a special election that is likely to determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the state Senate.

01/21/2014

Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. (Credit: Greg Kahn/Getty Images)

Northern Virginia Election to Determine State’s Senate Control

After months of squeaker elections and recounts, the race for control of Virginia’s state Senate is coming down to a three-way special election in a northern Virginia swing district.

01/18/2014

Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. (Credit: Greg Kahn/Getty Images)

Va. Senate Special Election Set Jan. 21

A special election will be held Jan. 21 to fill the seat of state Sen. Mark Herring, who was elected attorney general.

12/20/2013

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Ousted Va. Delegate Seeks Senate Seat

Virginia Del. Joe May hopes to continue his legislative career in the state Senate.

12/03/2013

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