Virginia holds a primary today; polls are open from 6 a.m

Blanche Robertson
June 13, 2018

The outcome of each of these competitive House races will be influenced by three types of issues: some that are local and specific to that district, some that are statewide and specific to that state, and some that are national in nature.

- Before you head to the polls to cast your vote in the Virginia primary on June 12, here's everything you need to know.

Clinton touts Giunchigliani, who faces a Democratic primary in Nevada against fellow Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak on Tuesday, as "an extraordinary progressive leader" and "a governor that you can be proud of" in the robocall.

To find out how to register to vote or to check your registration status, visit the Virginia Department of Elections website.

One state-New Jersey-has been a consistently blue state for decades, but-at least for the 2018 midterm elections-can be considered a battleground state because one of the state's two Senate seats is in play this year.

Judging by Menendez's tepid primary performance on Tuesday against an unknown and unfunded challenger, Hugin's strategy appears to have a chance of working. Jones told 13News now she's challenging Taylor, because she doesn't think he supports the president.

The following candidates on Tuesday's ballot are running in the districts that cover parts of Hampton Roads.

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Because no Democrats are contesting incumbents Rep. Donald McEachin (D - 4th District) and U.S. Sen.

Comstock faces her own primary challenge from the right.

Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock says Democrats should hold off on putting a check mark next to Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where one of the most expensive, closely watched House races is taking shape. On the Democratic side, six candidates - four of whom are women - are vying to be on the ballot in November, including state Senator Jennifer Wexton, who was endorsed by the Washington Post. Ryan McAdams is a minister in Williamsburg.

Last year, Virginia Democrats saw a wave election, propelling Ralph Northam to the governor's mansion and flipping 15 Republican seats in the House of Delegates. Tim Kaine. Republican voters are choosing between Corey Stewart, Del.

Kaine is Hillary Clinton's former running mate and a former governor seeking a second term in the Senate.

"Any of those Democrats will be a threat to Comstock in November", said University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato, noting her district has shifted slightly to the left and that Democrats are fired up in opposition to Trump. The Democratic nominees will be the overwhelming favorites in November. But the three GOP hopefuls say they have a path to victory despite the tough political atmosphere.

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