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Rip Sullivan Wins Special Election, Turns Sights Toward Virginia Medicaid Expansion

Democrat Rip Sullivan held off GOP challenger Dave Foster in a special election on Tuesday, taking the helm of a district that includes parts of Arlington and Fairfax County.

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Northern Virginia Delegate Seat At Stake In Special Election

An election is underway on Tuesday to replace Del. Bob Brink, who resigned his seat in Virginia's 48th District to join the McAuliffe administration.

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Just Like 16 Years Ago, Marijuana Vote In D.C. Faces Congressional Obstacles

Congress blocked a 1998 D.C. vote legalizing medical marijuana for close to a decade, and advocates for a new ballot initiative that would legalize possession of less than two ounces of pot worry they could suffer the same fate.
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D.C. Elections Board Puts Marijuana Legalization Initiative On November Ballot

The D.C. elections board today said that an initiative to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana would be on the November ballot.
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Another Candidate Joins D.C. Attorney General Race

The latest candidate is Lateefah Williams, a 37-year-old attorney who once worked as counsel to the state Senate delegation in Prince George's County.
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Arlington Voters Facing Three Special Elections

Seats are up for grabs in the House of Delegates, treasury and school board.
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Sarvis In For Virginia Senate Race, Complicating Gillespie's Hopes

Now that Libertarian Robert Sarvis has qualified to be on the ballot in the U.S. Senate race across Virginia, some are wondering if he might play a decisive role in the election.
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Turnout Low In 8th Congressional District's Democratic Primary

Today at the Alexandria City Hall precinct, voters were few and far between.
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EPA Rules To Play Big Role In Virginia Senate Election

New rules governing carbon emissions promise to be a divisive electoral issue this year, particularly in Virginia's coal country.

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Ed Gillespie Grabs Republican Nomination, Plans Tour Of Virginia

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie will run against Democratic Sen. Mark Warner this year after a win in Virginia's festive Republican convention.

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