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Republicans Sweep Virginia

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By Michael Pope

Despite the Republican sweep of statewide races in Virginia, Democrats in Alexandria are celebrating victories in local elections.

Democrats maintained their dominance in Alexandria, winning all of the local races for House of Delegates. Democratic candidates for sheriff and commonwealth's attorney ran without Republican opposition.

Earlier this year, Democrats lost two seats on the Alexandria City Council -- energizing Republicans who thought the momentum might help them unseat incumbent Democrats in the House of Delegates.

Republicans have already started the process of recruiting new candidates to take on the Democrats next year.

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