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Mayoral Battle in Alexandria

Vice Mayor Justin Wilson enters race against Mayor Allison Silberberg.

Alexandria mayor race

Commentary: Bloodless Revolution

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Delaney Unseats LeMunyon

Former Republican defeats Republican who unseated Democrat Chuck Caputo in 2009.

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Kathy Tran Takes Open Seat

First-time candidate swamps Republican to take seat held by longtime Del. Dave Albo (R-42).

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Hugo Leads Tanner by Less Than One-Half Percent

Narrow margin in District 40 could result in a recount.

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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.

Arlington Blue

Democrats maintain hold on elected offices in Arlington.

Democrats managed to hold on to key offices like Governor and Lieutenant Governor and turn over a few local elections.

Editorial: Turn Out To Vote

Race at the top of the ticket likely to be very close; your vote counts.

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Following the Money from High-Interest Lenders to Virginia Lawmakers

Campaign cash helps undermine efforts to create consumer protections.

Recent years have seen increased scrutiny of high-interest lenders, businesses that offer a variety of loans at interest rates that often exceed 300 percent. Now campaign finance disclosures show the industry is spreading its influence across the political spectrum with about $800,000 in political contributions this election cycle according to data from the Virginia Public Access Project.

On the Ballot

A look at statewide candidates and where they get their money.

Voters across Virginia will be headed to the polls Tuesday Nov. 7. Here’s a look at what’s on the ballot.

Commentary: Election Season Jitters

What’s on the Local Ballot in Virginia?

Election Day: Nov. 7

Editorial: Don’t Stay Home

Your vote counts this round; nation is watching.

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