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2014 Election Guides For D.C., Maryland and Virginia

It’s midterm election day in the U.S., and the polls are open until 7 p.m. in Virginia and until 8 p.m. in D.C. and Maryland.

11/04/2014

Ed Gillespie (l) and Mark Warner (r). Both were running for U.S. Senate in Virginia. Gillespie conceded to Warner on Nov. 7 after a tight race. (Photo credits:  Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Virginia Midterm Elections Guide

On Tuesday, Virginia voters will decide races for U.S. Senate and the state’s 11 congressional districts. Here are things to know about the contests.

11/04/2014

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Tuesday is Va. Voter Registration Deadline

The clock is ticking for Virginians who want to vote in next month’s mid-term elections.

10/14/2014

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Va. Voter Registration Deadline Fast Approaching

Virginians have less than two weeks remaining to register to vote in next month’s general election.

10/02/2014

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Va. Voters Go to Polls in 3 US House Districts

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor faces a challenge from a political newcomer backed by the tea party as Virginia voters go to the polls Tuesday for three congressional primaries.

06/10/2014

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

3 Judges Named for AG Recount Court

With a preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday, a three-judge panel has been named to oversee the recount for Virginia attorney general.

12/03/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

Va’s Historically Tight AG’s Race Heads to Recount

Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain asked for a recount Wednesday in his quest to overcome a 165-vote loss to Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring in the neck-and-neck race to become Virginia’s next attorney general.

11/27/2013

Supporters participate in the election night event of Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe Nov. 5, 2013 at Sheraton Premiere Hotel in Tysons Corner. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Virginia Election 2013 Roundup

In addition to the governor’s race, there are several other elections taking place in Virginia. Here’s the latest updates on the other races around the state.

11/06/2013

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Saturday’s the Deadline for Virginia Absentee Ballots

The clock is ticking for Virginia voters who are casting absentee ballots in Tuesday’s election.

11/02/2013

Ken Cuccinelli (left) and Terry McAuliffe (right). (Photo credits: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thin Turnout at Politics Parade Mirrors Voter Mood

All seven candidates on Virginia’s November statewide election ballot turned out Monday for the annual political parade and speeches in Buena Vista, but they encountered the leanest turnout and lowest rate of participation in decades — perhaps reflecting voter weariness with the choices before them.

09/02/2013

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