Day: November 5, 2013

Democrats McAuliffe, Northam take governor, lt. governor races

After going into election day with a comfortable lead in most polls, Democrat Terry McAuliffe eeked out a thin victory Tuesday over Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli while Ralph Northam won a more decisive victory over right winger E. W. Jackson for Lt. Governor. In the attorney general’s race, Republican Mark Obenshain finished the night

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Heavier than expected voting for Virginia races

Voter turnout in Floyd County and other parts of Virginia was heavier than expected in Tuesday as the election that was supposed to stir voter apathy brought thousands to the polls. Precincts in Floyd County reported close to 500 voters each by noon and heavier than normal turnouts also came out of Northern Virginia. Governor

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Now, finally, voters have their say in Virginia

The voters take over Tuesday and decide the outcome of one of the most intense and closely-watched governor’s race in Virginia history. It’s a race with national implications as both Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli focused on issues ranging from Obamacare, gun control and tea party extremism in the closing days. If the

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