On Tuesday, Virginia residents exercised their civic duty by heading to the polls to cast their votes in a range of state and local elections and issues.

Noteworthy among these local races are the hotly contested General Assembly elections in Henrico County,

offering voters a chance to shape the future of their local government.

Another highlight of the day was the redo of Richmond's 2021 casino vote, providing the community with an opportunity to have their say in a crucial decision.

In addition to these races, a pivotal referendum was on the ballot, concerning the method of selecting Hanover County's school board members.

As the day unfolded, voters from all across the state came out to voice their opinions,

contributing to the democratic process and shaping the future of Virginia.