Virginia Board of Elections purges almost 39,000 names from voter rolls based on databases showing citizens had moved out of state or had been convicted of a felony. But, local election administrators have already found hundreds of voters who should never have been removed.
Virginia election officials prepare for new photo ID law that will take effect July 1. Under the 1965 Voting Rights Act, some of the states pushing new photo identification requirements — mainly Southern states, including Virginia — were required to obtain federal preclearance before changing voting laws because of the states’ history of racial discrimination.
VICTORIAN IRISH CROCHET LACE WEDDING GOWN Exquisite RARE Victorian Irish Lace Gown from West Virginia Estate. Reputed to have belonged to one of Grover Clevelands Lady friends before he was elected President. Truly one of the best examples I have EVER seen in my 30 years of collecting vintage clothing. Fully lined in silk with an additional layer of cotton net backing in between the Lace and the silk lining. So many wonderful details; I could go on and on. I will say It is in near mint…
updownsmilefrown: During the Democratic primary campaign, John F. Kennedy talks about the economic conditions with West Virginia coal miners. His victory in a large Protestant state showed his Catholicism would not be a major problem elsewhere in the election, 1960 by Hank Walker