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2018 U.S. House Nomination Contests

March 29 was the state's deadline for candidates to qualify to run for U.S. House seats in Virginia this November. In districts where more than...

March 30, 2018

Lobbyist Registrations

VPAP has posted 4 lobbyist registrations filed with the Virginia Ethics Council since last Thursday:  4 New Lobbyist-Client RelationshipsNo renewals this week Each week, VPAP posts...

March 29, 2018

Visualization: Virginia's Congressional Representatives

VPAP's latest visualization looks back at the representatives from each of the Commonwealth's eleven congressional districts from 2002 to 2018. See which party and which...

March 28, 2018

Visualization: Health Outcomes Vary Across Virginia

VPAP's latest data visualization comes from a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report comparing health outcomes in each city and county in Virginia. Factors include premature death,...

March 27, 2018

Visualization: Changing Media Coverage of the General Assembly

Newspapers have seen their business model savaged by the Internet. How has that transformed news coverage of Virginia's annual legislative session? VPAP's latest data visualization compares the...

March 21, 2018

Visualization: Gov. Northam's Inaugural Fund

Like his predecessors, Gov. Ralph Northam raised money for festivities surrounding his swearing in. VPAP takes a close look at his committee's finance report—comparing his $2.8 million...

March 20, 2018

Updated Maps & Charts: Inaugural Committee Finance Reports

VPAP has posted updated maps, charts and top-donor lists for inaugural committee expenditures and donations from November 7 through February 28.   Total Raised Donationsby Industry...

March 19, 2018

17 Bills Generated 'Close' Votes on Tuesday - Most This Session

Yesterday, 17 bills generated close floor votes in the General Assembly — the most in a single day so far this session.Select a bill below to see...

March 7, 2018

Elections Aren't the Only Thing Decided by Luck of the Draw

Of the six freshman Democrats appointed to the House Science and Technology Committee, Del. Chris Hurst has an edge when it comes to future chairmanships....

March 7, 2018

VPAP Adjusts Methodology Explanation

VPAP staff learned today that the algorithm used to calculate legislators' party unity on floor votes was different than the one stated on its website. When...

March 5, 2018

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