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  • Tell the Daily Press about issues at your polling place

    Tell the Daily Press about issues at your polling place

    Please let the Daily Press know of any voting irregularities you encounter on Election Day. This could include problems with voting machines or poll workers, long lines, etc.

  • Daily Press Editorial Board endorsement roundup

    Last month, the Daily Press Editorial Board spent quality face-to-face time with every candidate running to represent the Peninsula in Congress or the General Assembly in Tuesday's election. We are grateful to every candidate – incumbent or challenger, Democrat or Republican or independent – who...

  • Women are the key to who will win in Virginia

    Women are the key to who will win in Virginia

    Women, Northern Virginians and college graduates are changing the political color of Virginia as the voice of the state's rural counties grows fainter and fainter. Tuesday should provide another test of that trend. Unless Donald Trump can convince unprecedented numbers of men, Southwest Virginians...

  • Voters turn out Saturday for absentee voting in Hampton, Newport News

    Voters turn out Saturday for absentee voting in Hampton, Newport News

    Absentee and curbside voting bridged a gap for thousands of voters in Newport News and Hampton this year, including 101-year-old Thelma Feaster. The Hampton resident said she thinks everybody should turn out to vote. She’d like to get the right people in office who can take care of business, she...

  • Mathews voters to consider meals tax referendum

    Mathews voters to consider meals tax referendum

    Mathews County voters will be asked Tuesday whether they support a 4 percent tax on prepared food and drinks. The revenue collected from the tax would be applied to a capital improvement fund for the county, the schools, fire, rescue and law enforcement purchases and projects, the ballot states....

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