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DEMOCRACY IS NOT A SPECTATOR SPORT!

Use Project Vote Smart to Learn About Candidates

There is a lot of “information” being tossed around on the Internet about different candidates. Note, I used the word “information” NOT “facts”. I have learned to look for the information myself rather than have it spoon fed to me. Something about “eating” that “information”which has been “pre-digested/regurgitated” by others, is a real turn off […]

Redistricting in the General Assembly

Tuesday Feb. 2 in the House Privileges and Elections Sub-Committee: Elections. In a previous post (http://www.depotdazed.com/?p=4381) there is a list of several bills concerning redistricting that were in the hands of this subcommittee this morning. So, what happened? HB 26 Congressional and state legislative districts; standards and criteria for drawing districts. 02/02/16 ┬áHouse: Subcommittee recommends […]

Redistricting Goes to Richmond, will you be there?

Redistricting in Virginia will make a major appearance on Tuesday Feb. 2 in the House Privileges and Elections Sub-Committee: Elections. This is one of the crucial steps in moving forward with changes to the redistricting process that insure that it is the voters, not the politicians, who choose their candidates. This meeting will be held […]

Using Google Translate for Virginia Elections Information

Google Translate might not be perfect, but it is better than having nothing. If you know someone who needs help understanding how to register to vote, where to vote, important dates for voters, or anything else related to the Virginia Dept of Elections website, I will caution you to be around to help. The translation […]