Author: Jeremiah Knupp
Ben Cline will move from the Virginia House of Delegates to the U.S. House of Representatives with about a 20-point win over Democrat Jennifer Lewis in the 6th District on Tuesday night.
By the time the polls opened at 6 a.m. on Election Day, Pat Haden had already been on the job for over an hour. As a Chief Officer of Election, Haden’s day had started in the wee hours of the morning as she prepared to be at the JMU’s Convo Center at 5 a.m. There would be a flurry of activity in that hour before the first voter could arrive. 2018 will mark the seventh general election Haden has worked in Harrisonburg.
We spoke to Debbie Logan, Harrisonburg’s Voter Registrar and Director of Elections, to get the details on how the election process works in the city and what to expect at the polls.
By Jeremiah Knupp, contributor With the upcoming midterm elections dominating the national news cycle, voter registration numbers around the country are soaring. Over 800,000 people signed up on National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25, according to Nonprofit VOTE, who sponsored the event. State election officials have said that registrations are up this year over …