WaPo Sets Stage for 2009 Virginia Elections

We’d love to hear thoughts and opinions on three recent pieces from the Washington Post:

This editorial about redistricting and no-excuse absentee voting mentions PWC’s Jeff Frederick among Virginia House members who “hoped that nobody would notice their indefensible defeat of efforts to make Virginia elections fairer and more democratic.” Or, read Anita Kumar’s reporting on the vote.

This article characterizes our state legislature as “beset by partisan bickering and testy floor fights.”

At the root of the tension is an inescapable aspect of the 45-day legislative session that began last week: It’s an election year.

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