WHEN Virginia’s Democratic governor, Terry McAuliffe, issued an executive order in April restoring voting rights to 206,000 felons who had served their sentences, Republicans were outraged.
YOU SPELLED “DELIVERING THOUSANDS OF NEW VOTES FOR HILLARY” WRONG: Terry McAuliffe’s Second Try at Restoring Felon Voting Rights.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday restored voting rights to 13,000 felons in the state who have completed their sentences, as part of his ongoing battle with the state legislature over a larger legal push to allow roughly 200,000 more individuals convicted of felonies to vote. Show More Summary
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says felons have paid their debt to society and deserve enfranchisement. Republicans say he is trying to increase Democratic voter rolls for November.
In April, Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring the voting rights of some 200,000 former convicted felons who had served their sentences and are not on parole. Republican lawmakers sued and the state Supreme Court blocked McAuliffe's order because it had been done en masse instead of case-by-case. Show More Summary
After the State Supreme Court last month blocked Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s blanket executive order, he is accomplishing his goal on a case-by-case basis.
Weeks after the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the governor’s order giving 200,000 ex-offenders back the franchise was unconstitutional, he’s trying a different method.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe stated that the right to vote of 13,000 convicted felons will be restored in Virginia.
Over the weekend, it was announced that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who is also one of Clinton’s many pals, has restored the voting rights for...
(Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has restored voting rights to almost 13,000 felons on a case-by-case basis after the state Supreme Court blocked his wider clemency effort, he said on Monday. The announcement by McAuliffe,...Show More Summary
(AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state's Supreme Court. Republicans have accused McAuliffe of trying to add more Democrats to the voting rolls to aid presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in November.
We recently wrote about the efforts of Virginia's Governor, and long-time Clinton confidant, Terry McAuliffe, to restore voting rights to 200,000 ex-felons (see "FelonsVotesMatter (To Hillary) - Clinton's Election Fate In Virginia Lies With 200,000 Unregistered Offenders"). Show More Summary
Gov. Terry McAuliffe planned on restoring voting rights for 200,000 felons in Virginia. The Virginia Republican Party filed a lawsuit, claiming...
Just over half of Virginia voters approve of McAuliffe in new poll.
Months ago, we warned what would happen once debate over the Virginia Constitution’s felon disenfranchisement provision turned into a fight over race. We wondered if anyone actually wanted to work together to address the real policy issue: The state’s process for restoring rights needs significant reform. Sadly, given recent developments, the answer apparently is no. […]
Asking felons to show remorse is reasonable, not racist.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will visit Colombia August 16-19 to seek new markets for the state’s exports and capitalize on the 2012 US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, the governor’s office said in a statement on Tuesday.
The Clinton campaign unveiled its transition team, which is to say, it announced the people who will field calls from Terry McAuliffe about the AG slot. Roger Ailes is reportedly advising Donald Trump on the debates, though we would have expected Trump to only heed advice from John Miller. Show More Summary
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently said he was in "very serious negotiations" with the Washington Redskins about building a stadium in Virginia. In plain English, the literal translation of that statement is: "Hide your wallet." When it comes to taking money from the poor and giving it to the rich, writes A. Show More Summary
While Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) are all lawyers, they likely don’t remember the third sentence in the obscure Section 24.2-504 of Virginia’s election code. The second sentence says “[n]o person shall have his name printed on the ballot for more than one office at any […]