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Government of Virginia

See also codes, courts, elections, law and politics.
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History of Virginia

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See also government of Virginia and the library's links for finding a lawyer.
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Politics and Elections

  • Politics
    • Campaign Contributions

    • Political Parties
      According to the Virginia Department of Elections, "Virginia recognizes only two political parties: Democrats and Republicans. All other party organizations are required to register as Political Action Committees."

    • Project Vote Smart
      Find a wide variety of information about Virginia government officials, legislative activity, elections, issues and more. Search by zip code, keywords or representative's name.

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Statistics and Demographics

See more statistics websites on the Reference page.
  • Northern Virginia Demographics
    Access to the full text of Northern Virginia Databook, which is a leading source for current and historical local demographic information; census information; and links to other demographic sources. Provided by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission.

  • Virginia Demographics
    Demographic information compiled by the Demographics Research Group of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia.

  • Virginia Labor Market Information
    Employment and economic statistics from the Virginia Employment Commission.

  • Virginia Performs
    A scorecard of where Virginia stands in terms of factors that affect quality of life. Displays demographic, economic and social statistics for Virginia's regions and compares Virginia to other states.

  • Virginia QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau
    View census data for Virginia or any of its counties or cities.

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