Virginia House of Delegates and Senate Races

Virginia House of Delegates and Senate Races

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Virginia Senate Minority Leader Faces Two Primary Challengers

Dick Saslaw hasn’t had a primary challenge since the 1970s; now he has two.

The last time Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw had a primary opponent, Jimmy Carter was in the White House and the Bee Gees were at the top of the charts. This year, for the first time since 1979, Saslaw has primary opposition. Not just one opponent, but two.

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Cricket Brownies and Solar Energy Highlight Storck’s Earth Day Event

Mount Vernon Supervisor focuses on the environment to spearhead campaign season.

Storck's Earth Day Event

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Virginia: And They’re Off!

Primary Election Day is June 11, 2019; Dems flood District Office to file for candidacy.

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Metro’s Current Hours Stand

Board plans to address riders’ other concerns instead.

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Opinion: Editorial: 2019

But this year is supposed to be an improvement.

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Blue Wave Retains 86th District

Ibraheem S. Samirah (D) defeats Gregg Garrett Nelson (R) in Special Election.

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86th District Candidates Share Their History, Viewpoints

Special Election for member of the House of Delegates 86th District to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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GOP Committee Nominates Gregg Nelson for 86th District

Independent requests Fairfax County GOP Committee not to put a candidate forward.

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U.S. District Court Sets Deadline for Redistricting ‘Special Master’

Recommendations would affect 2019 elections.

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Boysko Wins Wexton Seat

Democrats enter the new year with a fresh victory and a full head of steam.

.Virginia’s 33rd state Senate District was once a solidly Republican seat, a place where conservative voters repeatedly rewarded Bill Mims for opposing same-sex marriage and championing homeschooling. But ever since Mims resigned to take a job in the McDonnell administration, the seat has been held by a succession of Democrats on their way to bigger and better things.

Northam Touts Bills on Voting Rights and Campaign Financing

Local legislators sponsoring election-oriented bills.

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Democratic Insurgent Versus Republican Moderate

January special election to fill seat vacated by Jennifer Wexton features two familiar faces.

The first election of 2019 might end up being a harbinger of things to come for Republicans, who have seen their presence all but evaporate in Northern Virginia. It could also test the limits of the blue wave that washed over Virginia since Donald Trump was elected president.