Virginia Primary Voters to Pick Nominees in Local, Federal Races


Giunchigliani faces fellow county Commissioner Steve Sisolak as the two front runners in the six-candidate primary.

Finally, in Virginia's 4th Congressional District, incumbent Donald McEachin is running unopposed in the Democratic primary.

We asked the Director of Elections and Voter Registration for Greenville County why voters should care about this year's primaries.

The presence of the diminutive former teacher known as "Chris G" at his front door helped convince Malcolm Howard, a 32-year-old air duct worker who hadn't decided whether he was going to vote Tuesday, that he needed to head to the polls. Republicans say she's trying to hide her extreme views.

Virginia Republicans also will choose a challenger to Democratic Senator Tim Kaine, the 2016 vice presidential candidate, whose re-election appears relatively safe. On the Republican side, state Attorney General Adam Laxalt is expected to win.

This office is now held by Republican Robert Wittman. Republican incumbent Rep. Bruce Poliquin will attempt to defend his seat against the victor of a three-person Democratic primary featuring state Rep. Jared Golden, bookseller Craig Olson and nonprofit director Lucas St. Clair.

Democrats in VA-06: Candidates are Jennifer Lewis, Peter Volosin, Charlotte Moore, Sergio Coppola; Republicans have nominated Del.

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However, Milinkovic-Savic admits he will announce the decision over his future after the World Cup in Russian Federation . Milinkovic-Savic featured 48 times over the course of the campaign, with 14 goals and 9 assists to show for his efforts.

"We need a seat at the table", she told Politico. There are primaries Tuesday night in three of those seats. Comstock has represented the district since 2015 after she served in the Virginia House of Delegates for four years.

Republicans in VA-02: Incumbent Rep. Scott Taylor vs.

As recently as the 1990s, Democrats and Republicans were fairly even divided in Nevada, a state that had supported Republican presidents including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and his son, George W. Bush.

The president has come out strongly against Rep Mark Sanford (R-SC) in his primary battle against Katie Arrington in South Carolina's 1st District. Arrington has sought to use Sanford's frequent criticism of Trump as a wedge with GOP primary voters. It works like this: Rather than checking a box for just one candidate, voters rank all candidates in order of preference. State Attorney General Janet Mills, who like Giunchigliani has the backing of Emily's List, started the race as the front-runner but has faced tough competition from the large field.

The Democrats and much of the mainstream media have been hoping for a "Blue Wave" election in 2018, where anti-Trump sentiment predominates, but recent events may suggest these national issues may be more of a "drizzle" than a wave, and former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has gone so far as to suggest that the 2018 midterms could be a "Red Wave" election, thanks largely to the mounting successes of the Trump administration.

One of the Democrats, Dan Helmer, an Army veteran and Rhodes Scholar recruited to run for Congress by the bipartisan leadership organization New Politics, grabbed headlines for a television ad comparing Trump to Osama bin Laden.