Virginia Primary

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Virginia Primary Election Results Are In

Several state-level primary elections were decided by Virginia voters Tuesday, as were some local elections.


BOWLING GREEN, OH - OCTOBER 2:  A sign directs people where to vote during early voting at the Wood County Court House October 2, 2012 in Bowling Green, Ohio. Early voting began October 2 in the battleground state of Ohio, five weeks before election day on November 6.  (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Vice Mayor Defeats Incumbent in Alexandria, Va., Primary

Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg has defeated four-term Mayor William D. Euille in the Democratic primary.


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Political Analyst: Cantor’s ‘Comeback Will Take A While’ Following Stunning Loss

Eric Cantor made history Tuesday night, but not in a good way, becoming the first sitting House majority leader to lose a primary race.


House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference about  the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act, on Capitol Hill, on May 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Numbers USA President: Immigration Deal Is ‘Really Dead Now’ After Cantor Loss

Immigration may have cost Majority Leader Eric Cantor his election. His defeat almost certainly dooms the issue in the House.


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Cantor Internal Poll Showed 34-Point Lead Over Brat Last Month

In an upset for the ages, Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, the second-most powerful man in the House, was dethroned Tuesday by a little-known, Tea Party-backed Republican primary challenger carried to victory on a wave of public anger over calls for looser immigration laws.



Brat: ‘This Is A Miracle From God’

Republican Tea Party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, an unflinching foe of loosening immigration laws.


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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.


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Virginia Primary Results Roll In

Democrats nominated Norfolk doctor and state Sen. Ralph Northam for lieutenant governor in a statewide primary that saw two senior Republican delegates ousted by conservative challengers.


U.S. Senate candidate George Allen (R) greets voter Michelle Willis (L) on the day of Republican Virginia State Primary June 12, 2012 outside a polling station at Orange Hunt Elementary School in Springfield, Virginia. Allen will spend his day visiting various polling locations and greeting voters. He will attend a joint election night party with House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) later this evening in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Va. Primaries: George Allen Trying To Recapture Senate Seat, 6 House Races On Ballot

Former Sen. George Allen, trying to recapture the Senate seat he lost six years ago, enters Tuesday’s Virginia primary as a strong favorite over three lesser-known Republicans.


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With Two On Ballot, Virginia Is A Super Tuesday Snoozer

With high-energy Super Tuesday primaries elsewhere, Virginia Republicans expect a meager turnout for a primary ballot with only two names, a victim of the state’s rigorous candidate qualifying laws.