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$6 Billion in Political Spending for No Change?

Updated: 11/07/2012 - Many are happy to see the political ads end now that Election Day has passed. But with $6 billion spent on the ads and little political shift in Washington, was the money worth it?

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Long, Cold Lines for Voters in Rivanna District

Posted: 11/07/2012 - No matter what time voters in the Rivanna District decided to go to the Lake Monticello precinct, the lines were incredibly long. There were at least hour and a half long waits starting at 4 a.m. on Tuesday morning but that didn't stop people from wanting their voice to be heard for Virginia

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Kaine Wins, Gives Democrats Control of Senate

Updated: 11/07/2012 - Republican George Allen has conceded the U.S. Senate race in Virginia to Democrat Tim Kaine. His win gives Democrats 50 seats and puts them on he precipice of retaining control of the Senate.

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All 11 U.S. House Members in Va. Re-elected

Posted: 11/06/2012 - Virginia's U.S. House incumbents have all won re-election, including Robert Hurt (R) in the 5th District, Eric Cantor (R) in the 7th District, and Bob Goodlatte (R) in the 6th District.

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AP: Cantor to Win 7th District Race

Posted: 11/06/2012 - The Associated Press is projecting that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will defeat Democratic challenger E. Wayne Powell in Virginia's 7th Congressional district.

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Question 1 on Virginia Ballot would Limit Eminent Domain

Posted: 11/06/2012 - Virginia voters are deciding whether to limit government's powers to take private property through eminent domain. Question 1 on the ballot Tuesday would amend the state Constitution to ensure that private property is taken only for a true "public use".

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Local Dems, GOP Seek to 'Get Out the Vote'

Posted: 11/05/2012 - With just hours until the polls open on Election Day, both Republicans and Democrats are doing everything they can to make sure to get out the vote.

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Political Surrogates Visit C'ville, Speak Out on Attack in Libya

Updated: 11/05/2012 - For the past two months, foreign affairs has become a larger issue in this election, following an attack against the U.S. consulate in Libya. Surrogates for both presidential candidates are speaking about the importance of the issue

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Big Names, Big Rallies, Frantic Finish to '12 Race

Posted: 11/04/2012 - Candidates are battling up to the final few hours of the most expensive, high-profile and fiercely contested political season ever in Virginia with presidential and Senate candidates zipping across the state at a dizzying pace.

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Douglass Campaigns in Charlottesville

Posted: 11/03/2012 - Democratic 5th District congressional candidate John Douglass rallied supporters on the Downtown Mall near the Free Speech Monument Saturday afternoon.

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Election Results Could Come Late Due to Va. Voter ID Law

Updated: 10/31/2012 - The new voter ID law in Virginia, which took effect earlier this summer, just doesn't change how people vote -- it also changes when the official results of the election will be released.

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Election Momentum Builds with One Week to Go

Posted: 10/30/2012 - With seven days to go, the countdown to Election Day is almost up, and the local political parties want to make sure as many people get to the polls as possible.

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Romney Returning to Va Ahead of Election Day

Posted: 10/30/2012 - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is returning to Virginia as Election Day nears, making stops on Thursday in Roanoke, Doswell, and Virginia Beach

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