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Five Vie for Providence District Seat

No shortage of candidates in Providence District Supervisor’s race.

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Corado v. Walkinshaw for Braddock District Nomination

Multiple Democratic candidates for Braddock District seat call for primary election.

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Five Dems Vie for Hunter Mill Supervisor Seat

Candidates in their own words: Why they are running, what differs them from others in race?

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Race for Fairfax County’s Top Spot Heats Up

‘Vote like your life depends on it.’

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Meet the Candidates for Fairfax County Board Chairman

Four to contend in June 11 Democratic Primary to seek to replace retiring Sharon Bulova.

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Biden, McKay Win Fairfax Dems Poll

More than 50 Democrats will vie for Fairfax County offices on June 11, primary election day.

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Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Candidates Face Off

NAACP and partners question the contenders.

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Northern Virginia Leads Blue Wave

Democrats sweep statewide races and come close to taking over House of Delegates.

Democrats swept all three statewide seats this week and picked up so many seats in the House of Delegates that control of the chamber is now in doubt. Voters rejected Republican arguments about sanctuary cities and Confederate memorials, divisive issues that had moderate Republicans trying to win over the most extreme elements of President Donald Trump’s coalition.

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House District 40 Shows Republicans Still Competitive in Clinton Districts

Democratic newcomer Donte Tanner faces uphill climb against incumbent Tim Hugo.

Democrats are energized, and they’re targeting Republican-held House districts that Hillary Clinton won last year. But House District 40 shows what an uphill climb this year will be for them.

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A Tale of Two Immigrants

Candidates hoping to replace Dave Albo are both living the American Dream.

One is from Ecuador. The other is from Vietnam. Both are successful professional women hoping to fill the seat vacated by retiring Del. Dave Albo (R-42). But only one will prevail in November, creating one of the fiercest political contests on the ballot in Northern Virginia this year.

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Rorschach Politics

Candidates for governor present inkblots on everything from the economy to Confederate statues.

The campaign for governor is a bit like a Rorschach test as the candidates close in on the final stretch toward Election Day. Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are presenting a series of inkblots to voters about everything from the health of the economy to the value of Confederate statues.

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Challenging the Troublemaker

Leader of Democratic resistance challenged by independent who vows to be less antagonistic.

No member of the Democratic minority is as politically combative as Del. Marcus Simon (D-53). Simon’s independent challenger says he says he would take a less confrontational tone.

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Democratic-Endorsed School Board Candidate Wins

Keys-Gamarra overcomes Republican-advantage in low-turnout August.

Guardian ad litem and Fairfax County Planning Commission member Karen Keys-Gamarra swamped Republican Chris Grisafe and two other candidates in a special election this week, one that Democrats say is a sign of strength for their party heading into the fall.