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Beta in Virginia

Your hub for American civics

Starting in Virginia, we’re making civic information — elections, government, and engagement — more accessible.

Beta in Virginia

Elections

Basic information for voters.

Phase 2

Needs Funding

Governments

Politicians and key legislation.

Phase 3

Needs Funding

Civics

Innovative civic engagement.

2024

Upcoming Elections

2024 Virginia elections will be focused on one seat in the U.S. Senate and 11 seats in the House of Representatives.

United States

House of Representatives

435 members
2-year term
$174,000 salary
These elections will determine Virginia’s 11 representatives in Congress’s lower chamber, the House of Representatives.
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11 elections covered
United States

Senate

100 members
6-year term
$174,000 salary
These elections will determine one of Virginia’s two representatives in the U.S. Senate.
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1 elections covered
2023

Past Elections

Last year we covered elections affecting Albemarle County and Charlottesville. We’d like to increase coverage in the future.

Virginia

State Senate

40 members
4-year term
$18,000 salary
The upper house of Virginia’s legislative body, the General Assembly.
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40 elections covered
Virginia

House of Delegates

100 members
2-year term
$17,640 salary
The lower house of Virginia’s legislative body, the General Assembly.
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100 elections covered
Albemarle County

Board of Supervisors

6 members
4-year term
$16,972 salary
Albemarle County’s Board of Supervisors has six elected members — one from each magisterial district.
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3 elections covered
Albemarle County

School Board

7 members
4-year term
$? salary
Albemarle County’s School Board has seven elected members — one from each magisterial district and one at-large member.
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4 elections covered
Charlottesville

City Council

5 members
4-year term
$18,000 salary
Charlottesville has 5 City Council members who set local policy and oversee the city’s budget.
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3 elections covered
Charlottesville

School Board

7 members
4-year term
$? salary
Charlottesville’s School Board has 7 at-large members, each of which represent the city as a whole.
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4 elections covered
Mission

To promote civic engagement with accessible information.

Inaccessible information contributes to mis- and disinformation, partisanship and gridlock, and institutional distrust.