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Visualization: Party-Line Votes Down in Senate, Up in House

So far, close floor votes in the Virginia Senate this year have been less likely to fall along straight party lines. House Republicans–their majority margin...

Feb. 16, 2018


Lobbyist Registrations

VPAP has posted 28 lobbyist registrations filed with the Virginia Ethics Council since last Thursday: 26 New Lobbyist-Client Relationships2 Renewals Each week, VPAP posts registrations as...

Feb. 16, 2018


Visualization: Nearly 40% of Legislation Survived Crossover

A majority of the 2,700 bills introduced at the 2018 General Assembly were left behind Tuesday at a key procedural deadline. VPAP's latest data visualization looks at how many...

Feb. 15, 2018


New Close Votes Posted

Yesterday, there were 22 close floor votes in the General Assembly.Use VPAP's Close Vote Analyzer to see which issues generated close votes and if the roll call fell...

Feb. 13, 2018


$10,000+ Donations to State PACs

The following state PACs reported receiving donations of $10,000 or more since Thursday: $25,000 Middle Resolution PAC $23,000 Win Virginia $10,000 Va Bankers Assn Under...

Feb. 13, 2018


Visualization: The Math (and Politics) of House Subcommittees

The House is split 51-49, but relative Republican control increases as you move down to the committee and subcommittee level. Some might say that is...

Feb. 7, 2018


Visualization: State Senate Turnover (Corrected)

Since 2003, State Senate seats have turned over at least once in 30 of the 40 districts. VPAP's latest visualization details the 40 Senators who left and...

Feb. 2, 2018


Visualization: Issues Generating More Bills in 2018

Virginia legislators have introduced 25 bills dealing with marijuana and decriminalization this year -- more than twice the number from last year. VPAP'slatest visualization identifies seven...

Feb. 1, 2018


Visualization: House Seats Have Turned Over 112 Times Since 2007

There have been 112 seat changes in the the six election cycles, at least one in 77 of 100 House districts. VPAP's latest data visualization is a...

Jan. 26, 2018


Visualization: Committee Workload Varies

There is no correlation between a legislator's workload and the number of committees he or she sits on. Some panels are far more time-consuming than...

Jan. 24, 2018