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Voter Id bills deter a basic right by Jennifer McClellan


Nearly every African-American family in the South, including Virginia, has a story about someone who was terrorized — or worse — for having the audacity to exercise his right to vote. For many of us, efforts to erect barriers to voting are personal. That is why the defeat of measures to facilitate voting was so disappointing. A House subcommittee killed measures to expand early voting, expand voting hours and increase the number of voting machines in precincts.


Watch NBC 12′s report on legislation co-sponsored by Del. McClellan that would lower the threshold for candidates to compete in Virginia’s presidential primary.


Read Chelyen Davis’s article in The Free Lance-Star on my legislation that would lift the state-required 30-day waiting period for people wanting to be sterilized has passed the state Senate.

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In the midst of the holiday season and preparations for the 2019 General Assembly Session, Winter Storm Diego slammed into the Richmond area yesterday, leaving over 10 inches of snow in some paces.  Schools and government offices across the 9th District are closed today.  VDOT crews are working around the clock to clear and treat roads, but 
Tomorrow Virginians will go to the polls to vote in Congressional midterms and a few special elections for local offices.
Make sure that you are election ready by making a plan to vote today!
Polls will be open on tom

Yesterday, the Virginia DMV began offering Virginians the option to upgrade their current Virginia driver's license or identification card to a REAL ID compliant credential.

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