Writing for RealClearPolicy, ACRU/ACRU Action Fund Senior Fellow Kerri Toloczko identifies Virginia’s 2019 elections as the canary in the liberal coal mine for the November 2020 elections. Michael Bloomberg spent $2.5 million to turn the state blue by instilling fear in voters about lawful gun ownership—and it worked. Kerri notes that liberals are looking to turn the majority of state governments and the White House blue, and Virginia is now pushing an armful of leftist bills through the legislature after their win. Going forward, their VA plan deserves careful scrutiny.
More Virginia counties and cities are considering proposals to establish themselves as “Second Amendment Sanctuaries” in the Commonwealth. Read the article at WUSA9.com
5/16: The Virginia Department of Elections created six new jobs to help oversee voter registrations and train local registrars.
3/18: As the Supreme Court weighs the redistricting question in Virginia, it is examining if the districts are causing racial disparities.
2/14: A panel of judges ruled that Virginia must adopt a new redistricting map that changes districts that were found to be racially gerrymandered.
1/30: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam lost his bid to strike down the state’s voter ID legislation.