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Voter Guide: Chesterfield Commonwealth's attorney Election

In Tuesday’s election, Chesterfield County will be voting on a new Commonwealth’s attorney (CA) in a special election. Given the immense power CAs hold, you have the opportunity to greatly impact your community.

November 2, 2018

Trans Voting Rights: Navigating Virginia’s Photo Voter ID Law

While having ID that doesn’t match your gender identity or presentation should not affect your right to cast a ballot, there’s little guidance provided to poll workers on how to resolve ID issues for transgender voters. Knowing the laws and your rights can help avoid or solve problems at the polls:

October 19, 2018 Voting Rights

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