Virginia Primary Voter Guide

By Steve Contorno 38 minutes ago

Today is primary election day in Virginia (polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm; vote at your regular polling location).

She also liked numerous tweets critical of President Donald Trump, responded favorably to an article on the success of the Democratic Socialists of America and liked a tweet that called U.S. Sen. A recorded message from Clinton asks voters to cast their ballots for Giunchigliani in Tuesday's election.

Andrew Cochran is the General Registrar in the City of Roanoke.

Democrats hope voter dissatisfaction with President Trump in a state that has been trending blue will help them flip several seats held by Republicans.

And keep in mind: Unlike the November elections, you can only vote on one party ticket in the primaries.

The state's tilt toward Democrats in recent years gives the party reason for some optimism. But an influx of Latinos and other blue-leaning voters since then has given Democrats a lead of 97,325 registered voters as of May compared with a Republican lead of 3,250 registered voters in 1998, according to Nevada secretary of state data.

SC and ME have contests for governor, but the outcome in the ME races to pick candidates to replace outgoing Republican Governor Paul LePage could be delayed as officials sort out the results in the new ranked-choice voting system. In Virginia, Democrats are poised to nominate women in four competitive House races for Republican-held seats, and there are female candidates for governor in South Carolina, Nevada and Maine. He ultimately voted for a GOP replacement measure, a decision that Rosen will try to exploit in a year when health care is one of the top issues with voters. While pundits say Congresswoman Comstock may be vulnerable, she is a formidable candidate who easily beat all of her challengers. Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats after the midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House. Geoffrey Skelley of Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball writes, "Comstock is a prodigious fundraiser and has a history of outpacing the partisan lean of districts she has represented, but the district's Democratic shifts in 2016 and 2017 show why she is one of the Democrats' foremost targets in 2018". Karen Mallard. Ralph Northam won this district last November 51%-47%.

Similarly Rep. Barbara Comstock of the 10th congressional district in the Washington suburbs, often depicted as a GOP moderate, faces fierce primary opposition from a right-wing underdog named Shak Hill.

Statewide, Republicans must choose among three candidates - Corey A. Stewart, Nick Freitas and E.W. Jackson - vying for the chance to run an uphill battle against Sen.

In Nevada, Democrats face a contentious primary that could cost them the victory in November.

Fifty-one of the 99 competitive races are in those eight states-California (10), Pennsylvania (9), Florida (7), OH (5), Minnesota (5), New Jersey (5), NY (5), and MI (5). He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Republican Catherine Templeton and Democrat Marguerite Willis are vying to become South Carolina's governor, though both face long odds of emerging victorious in their primaries.

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