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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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Primary For Alexandria City Council Heating Up

A Democratic primary race for the Alexandria City Council is a crowded field, with 14 candidates pursuing candidacy for six seats. 

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Gov. McDonnell Still Undecided On Voter ID Bills

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has not yet made a decision on two Voter ID bills passed by the state Senate, despite calls from some groups for him to veto them both.

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Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Challenges Moran

The addition of Super PAC funds has changed the nature of the Congressional primaries -- enough so that even formerly "safe" incumbents like Jim Moran are concerned about their effects.

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Romney Wins Virginia GOP Primary Amidst Low Turnout

As expected, Mitt Romney has been declared the winner of the GOP Presidential primary in Virginia, taking 59 percent of the votes in a contest that failed to generate much interest in the commonwealth.

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