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Outside Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Va. where voter turnout is expected to be paltry. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Few Voters Expected at Virginia Primaries

With the major party gubernatorial choices for this fall settled, a paltry turnout is expected Tuesday as Virginia Democrats pick their down-ballot nominees and nominations are decided for 11 contested House of Delegates seats.


The U.S. Justice Department will follow is routine practice of monitoring Florida and Wisconsin's primary elections on Tuesday. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Justice Department Will Monitor FL And WI Primaries

The Justice Department routinely deploys observers to monitor elections across the country, with an eye toward discriminatory voting practices, harassment and intimidation.