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Haley’s hardships and impulses in politics

Haley’s hardships and impulses in politics

In seeking to understand, we must remember to feel
Palmer Van Tuyl
February 5, 2024
Virginias new electoral map.

Republicans sweep Rockbridge County races, but Democrats win statewide 

Republicans swept two state House races and one state Senate race in Rockbridge County
Jenny Hellwig, Editor-in-chief
November 9, 2023

Democratic demise

Election defeats portend a grave situation for the Democratic Party
Andrew Thompson
November 23, 2021
The Democratic headquarters in Lexington has had signs up all fall. Photo by Lilah Kimble, 23.

A wake up call for Democrats

Opinions on the struggling Democratic party
Will Pittman
November 23, 2021
Glenn Youngkin spoke in Buena Vista Oct. 28, a few days before the Virginia gubernatorial election. Photo by Shauna Muckle, ’24.

Youngkin fires up Buena Vista in campaign’s final stretch

Glenn Youngkin, Virginia’s newly elected governor, held a rally in Buena Vista days before his electoral victory
Shauna Muckle
November 9, 2021
Signs supporting the gubernatorial race are popping up in Lexington. Photo by Lilah Kimble, 23.

A difficult position for Glenn Youngkin

Youngkin’s campaign strategy meets with moderate success but still leaves GOP candidate in a disadvantageous position
Andrew Thompson
October 12, 2021

W&L students ramp up civic engagement efforts as presidential election draws closer

Washington and Lee is leading nationally in Hillel’s MotiVote competition.
JESS KISHBAUGH
October 21, 2020
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