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Virginia Republicans To Decide: Primary Or Convention?

In Virginia, Republicans from across the state will be gathering in Staunton this weekend to determine how they will pick a presidential candidate. The choice is between a primary and a convention.
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The Politics Hour - June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.

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After A Stunning Alexandria Primary, What's Next For The Waterfront?

Is there still room for compromise on plans that would tear down old warehouses and redevelop those properties? The path forward will become clearer after November's election.

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What Do Virginia's Primary Results Mean For November?

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5 News, breaks down Tuesday's results in Alexandria's hotly contested mayoral race, as well as key races in other areas of the state.

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Alexandria Mayor Wasn't Only Incumbent Defeated In Virginia

Like Bill Eiulle in Alexandria's race, delegates in Winchester and Portsmouth found themselves rejected by members of their own party.

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Silberberg Wins Alexandria Mayoral Primary Over Euille And Donley

The current vice mayor scored an upset over the mayor and a former mayor.

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Five Key Races On The Ballot In Virginia

Voters in Virginia head to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in the commonwealth's primaries. Here are five key races worth watching.
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What To Watch For On Virginia's Primary Day

Virginia's primary on Tuesday is not expected to draw many voters, but there are several crucial nominations being contested — including that of Republican House Speaker Bill Howell.

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With Virginia Primaries A Week Away, The Direct Mail Is Coming

It's the final week before primary election day in Virginia, and that means the gloves are coming off in direct mail campaigns for races like the State Senate and local boards of supervisors.

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Jurisdictions Scramble To Find Alternatives To Virginia's Vulnerable Voting Machines

Earlier this year, the Virginia Department of Elections found a series of security issues with WINVote machines used across the state — and now localities are trying to find alternatives, which will include hand-counting ballots.