Virginia Legislative Elections Provide Warmup for 2020 - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Virginia Legislative Elections Provide Warmup for 2020

Posted: Updated:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Virginia's legislative elections are the marquee warmup for the 2020 election cycle as both parties and their deep-pocketed allies look to refine their messages, fundraising and ground game.           

This year's election has the added importance of determining who gets to oversee the next redistricting, which will determine legislative and congressional maps for the next decade.           

Several 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have made stops in Virginia and more are expected before Election Day. GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein recently gave $500,000 to a single Republican House candidate.           

Only four states have legislative elections this year and purplish Virginia is the only one where partisan control of the statehouse is up for grabs. On top of that: A new court-ordered legislative map radically shifted the partisan makeup of several once-safe Republican seats.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Dover Sisters' Book Drive for African School Exceeds Goals

    Dover Sisters' Book Drive for African School Exceeds Goals

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:32 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:32:03 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 6:32 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:32:03 GMT
    Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.
    Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.
    DOVER, Del. --- Zaria Hathorn and her sister Hailey Willard hoped to collect 500 books and raise $5,000 to help build a new library for a Montessori school in Africa. Hathorn, 13, and Willard, 8, whose social media broadcasts partnered with South Dover ElMore
    DOVER, Del. --- Zaria Hathorn and her sister Hailey Willard hoped to collect 500 books and raise $5,000 to help build a new library for a Montessori school in Africa. Hathorn, 13, and Willard, 8, whose social media broadcasts partnered with South Dover ElMore
  • Vehicle Break-in's Cause Police to Release Home Surveillance Videos

    Vehicle Break-in's Cause Police to Release Home Surveillance Videos

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:49 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:49:02 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 7:20 PM EDT2019-10-18 23:20:08 GMT
    Millsboro PoliceMillsboro Police
    Millsboro PoliceMillsboro Police
    Millsboro Police say that there was 16 break-ins over a short span in the month of October, hitting three separate neighborhoods.More
    Millsboro Police say that there was 16 break-ins over a short span in the month of October, hitting three separate neighborhoods. 
    More
  • Dreamer Population on the Rise at DSU

    Dreamer Population on the Rise at DSU

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:57 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:57:16 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 6:57 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:57:27 GMT
    Within four years, Delaware State University has welcomed in over one hundred Dreamers. These young immigrants left the states they once called home to continue their education in the first state through thedream.us program.More
    Within four years, Delaware State University has welcomed in over one hundred Dreamers. These young immigrants left the states they once called home to continue their education in the first state through thedream.us  program.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices