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D.C. Council member Tommy Wells is trying to pass a law limiting the number of campaign donations affiliated companies can make.
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D.C. Council member Tommy Wells is trying to pass a law limiting the number of campaign donations affiliated companies can make.

WAMU will provide hourly on-air coverage of the Virginia elections. You can listen to the audio of all on-air coverage here.

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Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. The Virginia Board of Elections will provide up-to-the-minute election results as they become available.

Click here to get directions to your local polling station.

Click here to see unofficial results of the general election.

Click here to see a map of statewide results of the gubernatorial race, which will be updated precinct by precinct.

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