Primary Elections

A polling place in Richmond on June 8, 2021.
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In a year with a record amount of primary challenges, five current Delegates lost the nomination to run for their current seats.


Voters from across Virginia went to the polls yesterday to pick candidates in a statewide primary for U.S. Senate as well as a handful of congressional races.


Voters across Virginia will vote in primary elections today – casting ballots during a pandemic.

Later this month, Republicans will go to the polls in a statewide primary to determine a U.S. Senate candidate. That election might end up being heavily influenced by what happens in two congressional districts.


Every year is an election year in Virginia, but next year’s presidential election is going to be one for the record books.