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Democracy Matters - Episode 24: New Politics in the Old Dominion?


 
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SUMMARY: In this episode, we talk with Virginia State Senator Scott Surovell (JMU, ‘93; UVA Law, ‘96), the Vice Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus, about what happened in the 2020 legislative session, election reform, options for voting during the pandemic, and redistricting reform on the ballot in November 2020.


A new alignment of power in the state legislature and the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted politics and legislative processes and outcomes in Virginia. In this episode, we talk with Virginia State Senator Scott Surovell (JMU, ‘93; UVA Law, ‘96), the Vice Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus, about what happened in the 2020 legislative session. We also discuss  options for voting during the pandemic and redistricting reform on the ballot in November 2020.

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Published: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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