Virginia elections, 2012

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Virginia

The state of Virginia is holding elections in 2012. Here are the dates of note:

What's on the Virginia Ballot in 2012
U.S. Senate (1 seat) Approveda
U.S. House (11 seats) Approveda
State Executives Defeatedd
State Senate Defeatedd
State House Defeatedd
Ballot measures (2 measures) Approveda

2012 Elections

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See also: United States Senate elections in Virginia, 2012

Jim Webb (D) is not running for re-election.

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2012

Currently, Republicans hold an 8-3 edge in the 11 Congressional districts.

Members of the U.S. House from Virginia -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 3 3
     Republican Party 8 8
Total 11 11

See also: Virginia 2012 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Eminent domain Would limit instances when private property could be taken for public use Approveda
LRCA Question 2 State legislatures Allows the legislature to delay the start of its veto session by up to one week. Approveda

Eligibility to Vote

Primary election

See also: Voting in the 2012 primary elections

Virginia is one of 19 states to use an open primary system. Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 21, 2012, which is 22 days before the primary takes place.[1][2] (Information about registering to vote)

General election

See also: Voting in the 2012 general elections

The deadline to register to vote is 22 days prior to the election day, which in 2012 will be October 15.[3]

  • Voter ID required: Yes[4]
  • Residency requirements: Resident [3]
  • Same-day registration: None

See also

References