What Does Virginia’s Primary Mean for the Nation’s Future?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Current Events
Virginia State Capitol

Virginia State Capitol; Credit: DenisTangneyJr/iStockphoto/Getty Images

This week, over on the Election Central Web site, the main story looks at an important congressional race that is happening in Virginia.

On Tuesday, voters in Virginia will choose their nominees for governor. This is a primary election, meaning that Democrats will vote for a Democratic nominee, and Republicans will vote for a Republican nominee, who will then go head-to-head in November. However, for both parties, the issues for voters might extend farther than the political concerns within the state’s borders. Just like the earlier special election in Georgia,the rest of the nation is watching Virginia–a longtime “blue,” or Democratic, state–to see what happens.

To learn more about this story, click here to visit the Election Central Web site and read the full posting.

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