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Virginia Voters Will Be Targeted By SEIU In Presidential Race

The Service Employees International Union plans to target Virginia and seven other states as part of its effort to support the reelection of President Barack Obama in November.

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The Battle For Virginia's U.S. Senate Seat Begins

The Virginia primary just ended and the nasty campaign ads are already flying in the race for state’s open Senate seat.
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Jim Moran Beats Challenger In Democratic Primary

Northern Virginia Rep. Jim Moran easily beat challenger Bruce Shuttleworth in Tuesday's Virginia primary; now, it's on to face a familiar opponent, Republican Patrick Murray. 

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With Primary Done, George Allen Gears Up For Tight Senate Race

After George Allen's easy win in the Republican primary for the Virginia U.S. Senate race yesterday, pretty much every metric is predicting a very tight race this November between Allen and Democratic candidate Tim Kaine.  

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Alexandria Voters Mindful Of Waterfront Project

Many Republicans say they're voting in the election as a protest to the city's waterfront plan.
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Paper Ballots To Delay Alexandria Election Results

The vote tallies in next week's Democratic primary in Alexandria will be slightly delayed, both by the introduction of paper ballots and more rigorous vote-counting procedures.

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Virginia Senate, Congressional Primaries Slated For Next Week

Virginia will hold primaries next week in advance of this year's Congressional and Senate elections. While voters in uncontested districts can weigh in on Tim Kaine's opponent, voters in contested districts have to make a choice.

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Virginia Gubernatorial Prospects Take Shape

It's believed that a GOP primary in Virginia would do more to favor moderate candidates in the commonwealth like Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, which is why he's resisting calls for a return to the convention style.

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Libertarian Party Files Suit In Virginia Over Ballot Access

The Libertarian Party of Virginia is challenging the state's rule requiring that anyone gathering signatures to get candidates on the ballot be residents of the state.

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Kaine, Allen Deadlocked In Virginia's U.S. Senate Race

Former Virginia governors Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) are neck and neck in the race for the U.S. Senate.

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