The race stood at Northam with 55.4% of the Democratic vote to Perriello's 44.6% at the 90% mark. The Democrats have three candidates for Lieutenant Governor but only Justin Fairfax and Susan Platt have a chance of joining Northam on the November 7th ballot.
That division is too simplistic to either explain the election results or plot a course to future victory for the Democrats. Which way will it go?
Jennifer Carroll Foy and Josh King want to be the Democrat to face Republican Laquan Austion in November.
Urban-suburban Hampton Roads, Northam's home base, is likely to produce a strong vote for the local guy.
In the Republican race for the lieutenant governor nomination, Sen.
But Northam has tried to set himself apart from Perriello on several fronts. In addition to Sanders, who campaigned with him, Perriello was endorsed by Sen.
JOSHUA BUTLER: So anyone that both Senator Warren and Bernie support I am all for.
Stewart could benefit from a low Republican turnout, according to the report. There is no party registration in Virginia, so every registered voter is eligible to cast his or her ballot in either party primary.
The energetic candidate is hoping his effective media strategy and relentless campaign schedule (he spent the weekend before the primary on a 24-hour get-out-the-vote swing) will turn the tide. Turning to the Republicans.
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Gillespie is married now with three children and has worked as a lobbyist and political consultant. In polls, he is leading his Republican opponents by large margins. Gillespie has successfully tiptoed around the presence of Trump, embracing his policies that are popular with Republicans without directly tying his campaign to the President. Jill Vogel and Bryce Reeves are facing off against Del. He served in the U.S. Army and as state senator for the 6th Senate District before joining McAuliffe's gubernatorial ticket in 2013.
On the Republican side, former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is the heavy favorite in a three-way contest, but he's faced a fight from the far-right in staunch Trump ally Corey Stewart.
Stewart and Wagner have used this to question Gillespie's conservative credentials. He also has tried to tie Gillespie to Tyson Foods, which was accused of smuggling immigrant workers to work in their factories. Frank Wagner, struggled to gain traction, despite winning the endorsement of The Washington Post's editorial board.
Trying to convince voters like Jones that this race isn't about Trump will be Gillespie's biggest challenge - if he wins the primary on Tuesday night. "Northam, a doctor, has upped his attacks on Trump, calling the President a "'narcissistic maniac" in an ad last month.
The president certainly won't be a plus for whomever the GOP nominates this fall.
The Democratic governor tweeted that he and his wife, Dorothy, voted Tuesday morning.
His framed portrait was unveiled on the fifth floor of the Wilson Building. Thirty-two-year-old Joshua Butler was at the town hall.
He looks marvelous. I mean it.
"I think when you spend time outside of those circles what you hear is the tectonics themselves are shifting in very scary ways", said Perriello. Dapper and dignified in a dark suit, Tucker gave a charming speech. It starts with his support for an assault weapons ban, but then. The truth is, that is not true.
Mittiga was the first primary challenger Toscano has faced since he was elected in 2005.