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Virginia's 2018 Midterm Primary is Tuesday

13 June 2018

In races where candidates don't secure more than 50 percent of votes cast, runoff elections of the top two vote-getters will be held June 26. But this year, Democrats are poised to finally make that jump.

Polling is also close in matchups for two other top statewide offices: attorney general and secretary of state.

Despite Republican objections, the Congressional district boundaries drawn by the state's Democratic governor on the basis of an order from the Democrat-dominated State Supreme Court were in place in the May primary election and will also be in place in the November general election.

In Albemarle County, a reported 3.19 percent of registered voters had participated in the Republican primary election for the U.S. Senate.

Virginia State Sen. Jennifer Wexton, center, talks with Sen.

With Trump fealty the most potent political issue in GOP primaries this year, Sanford has been forced to spend heavily on TV ads touting his alignment with Trump on some key policies, while looking to paper over his many disagreements with the president. Also note that Rep. Bobby Scott (D) is unopposed in overwhelmingly "blue" VA-03; Rep. Don Beyer (D) has a Republican opponent (Thomas Oh) in overwhelmingly Democratic VA-08; and Rep. Gerry Connolly has a Republican opponent (Jeff Dove) in strongly "blue" VA-11.

In District One, which includes Carolina County, Democrats Edwin Santana, John Suddarth and Vangie Williams are running for the nomination to face Republican incumbent Rob Wittman. In Virginia, Democrats are poised to nominate women in four competitive House races for Republican-held seats, and there are female candidates for governor in South Carolina, Nevada and Maine.

Helmer said he would support impeaching Trump without hesitation, accusing him of violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution and obstruction of justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey. "The older people are ruling the country because the young people don't vote", said Mr. Berumen, a fast-food worker who recently moved here from California.

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In the 6th District, voters are deciding the Democratic nominee to face off with GOP nominee Ben Cline.

Some Democrats are upset that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has already backed Luria before the primary. The message being put out: Don't let Democrats take over the Carson City statehouse and turn Nevada into another California, strategists say.

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Democratic Party leaders are deploying one of their most aggressive get-out-the-vote efforts for a Nevada midterm. Five states hold elections this week, but the most noteworthy are in Maine, Nevada and Virginia.

"I want to be in that 15 percent I want to make it 16 percent", she said with a laugh.

On a recent day Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ms. Giunchigliani donned sneakers and a sun hat to knock on doors in one lower-income neighborhood to persuade voters to choose her to run against Mr. Laxalt.

Northern Virginians go to the polls Tuesday in a race that could help decide who takes control of Congress next year.

"This has given me somebody to vote for", he said.

Virginia's 2018 Midterm Primary is Tuesday