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Virginia Election Wrap-Up

Virginia voters turned out across the commonwealth to elect candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and the House of Delegates. We break down the results and explore likely impact within Virginia and across the country.

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Election Officials Expect Two Million Virginians To Cast Ballots

Virginia's election officials are expecting some two million people — or 50 percent of the commonwealth's registered voters — to cast ballots today.
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Live Blog: Terry McAuliffe Elected Virginia Governor

Miss the exciting back and forth on Virginia's Election Day? Check out our live blog to see the build-up to the election of Democrat Terry McAuliffe.

Biden, A Man Of Many Words, Omits One At Va. Rally: 'Obama'

There was no mention of the president or the Affordable Care Act at a rally for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. The omission signaled how the law's recent troubles have turned Obama's signature domestic legislation from an asset to a liability. It may have also signaled something else.

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Candidates A Study In Contrasts In The Race For Virginia Lieutenant Governor

The two candidates for Lieutenant Governor from the two major parties in Virginia could scarcely be more different from one another if they tried.

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Election Eve Poll: McAuliffe Up By Six Points

With only one day left until Virginians head to the polls, Democrat Terry McAuliffe is ahead of Republican Ken Cuccinelli by six points.
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On Election Eve, Virginia Campaigns Have New Task: Get Voters To Polls

The money has been raised, the arguments made. Now it's time for Virginia's gubernatorial contenders to do the real heavy lifting: making sure that voters actually head to the polls on Tuesday.
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...As Cuccinelli Uses Obamacare Mishaps To Rally His Own Base

Republican Ken Cuccinelli is using the technical mishaps associated with President Obama's federal health insurance exchange as a means to rally support ahead of Tuesday gubernatorial election in Virginia.

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Obama Stumps For McAuliffe In Virginia...

Over the weekend President Barack Obama joined Virginia gubernatorial contender Terry McAuliffe at a rally in Arlington, urging Democrats to lead him to victory over Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday.

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Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Pushing For Support Days Before Election

Candidates for Virginia governor Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe spent the weekend doing some last-minute campaigning before Tuesday's election.