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.



GOP Says Clinton Dividing Americans Over Voting Rights

Republicans are striking back against Hillary Clinton’s accusations that they have attempted to disenfranchise voters.


Voters tend to favor politicians with deeper voices, a new study suggests. (FILE PHOTO. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Md. Gov. Vetoes Voting Rights Bill for Ex-Felons

Gov. Larry Hogan has vetoed a bill that would have allowed ex-felons to vote before finishing their probation.


Rapper Snoop Dogg says Hillary Clinton has his vote. (File photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

Snoop Dogg: I’m Voting For Hillary

Rapper Snoop Dogg is giving his two cents on the 2016 presidential vote and his favorite is clear: Hillary Clinton.


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Report Cites Security Issues With Some Va. Voting Machines

An investigation into voting irregularities during the November general election has raised serious security concerns about equipment used in about one-fifth of Virginia’s precincts, a new report says.


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Obama Suggests US Should Consider Adopting Mandatory Voting Rules

President Barack Obama suggested that the United States should consider adopting mandatory voting rules.


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Voting Rights for Ex-Felons Take Step Forward in Senate

A bill is moving forward in the General Assembly that would restore an ex-felon’s voting rights while he is on parole or probation.


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Expert: ‘Now Very Few Democrats Could Think About Getting 40 Percent Of The White Vote’

White voters of all ages were less likely to back Democrats this year than in elections past, helping Republicans nationwide but most acutely in the South — and overpowering Democratic efforts to turn out their core supporters among blacks and Hispanics.


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Saturday Last Day to Vote Absentee in Person

Saturday is the final day to vote absentee in person in Virginia.


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8.3 Percent of Those Eligible Voted Early in Md.

About 8.3 percent of eligible voters in Maryland have cast ballots during eight days of early voting.