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VIRGINIA ELECTION COVERAGE
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Turnout Higher Than Expected In Fairfax Elections, Still Low

May elections don't usually draw big crowds for local elections, and the races in Fairfax County were no exception Tuesday, though turnout did still manage to exceed the low expectations.

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Turnout Light For Elections In Fairfax County Tuesday

Residents from some parts of Fairfax will be voting on close-to-home issues in Tuesday's election.
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Comstock Wins GOP Nod To Replace Wolf, In 'Firehouse' Virginia Primary

Barabara Comstock has officially been nominated as the GOP candidate to replace Frank Wolf in Virginia's 10th District, pulling in 54 percent of the vote.

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The Politics Hour - May 2, 2014

D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Who’s Number Two In Northern Virginia Democratic Primary? It Depends

Candidates to replace Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va.) are jockeying for position based on the campaign finance numbers. Former Lt. Gov. Don Beyer leads the field, but who comes next depends on how you choose to tally the numbers.

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The Politics Hour - April 25, 2014

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins Kojo in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Fresh Off Of Win, New Arlington County Board Member Prepares For November

Voters in Arlington may have just elected a new County Board member in a special election, but the winner of that election will now have to stand for election again in November.
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The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom chat with Abigail Smith, D.C.'s deputy mayor for education, about proposals to redraw school boundaries in the District. Later, Maryland Sen. Brian Frosh (D) joins the crew in the studio.

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Independent Vihstadt Wins Arlington Special Election

Independent candidate John Vihstadt handily won the special election for Arlington County Board on Tuesday, which many see as a referendum on the controversial streetcar proposal on Columbia Pike.

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