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What is #SaveOurSlice?

  #SaveOurSlice |Create infographics Take action. Sign the petition to Governor McAuliffe at virginia21.org/petition.

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Meet our members: Nico Climaco

Virginia21 is only as effective as the students that get involved. We’re lucky to have talented and engaged students be a part of our mission. This is the first part of a series that highlights these members. Nico Climaco Vice-Chair, Student Leadership Committee Senior, James Madison University Political Science Major. Why did you first get […]

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Get Out The Vote

Robbie Harris interviewed Shane Ringressy, Virginia21 at Virginia Tech representative, about our efforts to get out the vote on campus. The interview aired on WVTF radio on November 4, 2014. Get Out The Vote In a mid term election, the goal is to ‘get out the vote.’ When it comes to voting behavior, the older […]

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Meet our members: Charley Brown

Virginia21 is only as effective as the students that get involved. We’re lucky to have talented and engaged students be a part of our mission. This is the first part of a series that highlights these members. Charley Brown Co-Chair, Student Leadership Committee Senior, Virginia Commonwealth University Political Science Major. Why did you first get […]

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4 Things for Voting on Nov. 4

You gotta bring a photo ID. Photo ID is the new law of the Virginia voting land. Good news is a driver’s license or campus photo ID counts! So take one with you when you go to vote, and you’ll be golden. Other acceptable IDs here. Warner, Gillespie, Sarvis and… The candidates for U.S. Senate are […]

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5 things you probably didn’t know about THIS election

5 quick things you gotta know for this election: You can vote today. If you can’t vote ON Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th because you’ll be out of town, working or for one of these 19 reasons, you should vote at your local registrar‘s office today, tomorrow or Saturday! It’s called voting absentee in-person, and pretty much everything […]

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Constitutional Amendment: Tax Exemption for Spouses of Troops Killed In Action

In addition to voting for the candidates on your ballot, you’ll have the chance to vote to amend Virginia’s constitution. The amendment would exclude the surviving spouse of a military person from having to pay local property tax on their home. The exact wording of the question that will appear on your ballot is as […]

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Vote Absentee In-Person: 5 Steps

You don’t want to miss out on Election Day, but it’s just ONE day and life might get in the way. If you’re traveling or working on Election Day, you might qualify to vote ahead of time. Here are the five steps: Confirm where you’re registered to vote. See if you qualify to vote absentee […]

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Meet our members: Karen Tirelis

Virginia21 is only as effective as the students that get involved. We’re lucky to have talented and engaged students be a part of our mission. This is the first part of a series that highlights these members. Karen Tirelis Co-Chair, Student Leadership Committee Senior, James Madison University Political Science Major. History Major. Middle Eastern Communities […]

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The insane growth of Virginia students with financial need

On Oct. 28, the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) announced that it would recommend the General Assembly appropriate $30 million for financial aid next year. Over the past decade, the growth in financial need has been staggering. More economically disadvantaged students have gone to college to gain the skills necessary to work in today’s […]

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