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.
With a preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday, a three-judge panel has been named to oversee the recount for Virginia attorney general.
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.
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.
The clock is ticking for Virginia voters who are casting absentee ballots in Tuesday’s election.
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.