Elections 2019

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A GOP state lawmaker says he’s willing to step aside as a candidate, if it means voters in his district can get a Republican on the ballot. The election in central Virginia could impact party control of the statehouse. 



A lot is at stake for Virginia this November, when all 140 state lawmakers are up for election. Democrats are hoping they can take control of the state legislature for the first time in decades. But first, they have to choose the right candidates for the job.

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Party control of Virginia’s state house is up for grabs this November and Republicans are hoping they can keep the majority. But first some of them have to survive attacks from within their own party.