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    POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. — Voters in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District flocked to the polling stations Tuesday morning, creating at times long lines at the doors after they opened at 6 a.m. The closely watched race between Republican incumbent Rep. Dave Brat and his Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger made national headlines as polls showed that the formerly solid conservative district was considered a toss-up. Interviews with voters at the polling stations on Tuesday morning showed a district deeply divided over President […]

  • Brat or Spanberger: Whom did Chesterfield voters choose?

    The VCU iPadJournos spoke with voters at polling stations in Henrico, Chesterfield, Goochland, and Powhatan counties to ask who they voted for, and why.

  • Brat or Spanberger: Whom did Goochland voters choose?

    GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. — Voters in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District flocked to the polling stations Tuesday morning, creating at times long lines at the doors after they opened at 6 a.m. The closely watched race between Republican incumbent Rep. Dave Brat and his Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger made national headlines as polls showed that the formerly solid conservative district was considered a toss-up. Interviews with voters at the polling stations on Tuesday morning showed a district deeply divided over President […]

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  • Tim Kaine wants a ‘Virginia that works for all’

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  • Donald McEachin hopes to restore grace, respect in politics

    The congressman had his own view on the shift in the political landscape since his career began in 1997, saying that “it has got a lot more personal than professional.”

  • Ryan McAdams will work to change marijuana laws, help the disadvantaged – if elected

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  • 7th District race puts spotlight on veterans issues

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  • Vangie Williams wants to serve the people, not corporate interests

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  • Can President Trump turn out evangelical voters in Virginia?

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