Posts Tagged 5th Congressional District
Virginia’s 5th and 6th Congressional Districts cover a massive portion of the state – stretching from northern Virginia all the way to the North Carolina line. They also each include a segment of Bedford County, where the two Republicans who hold those seats conducted a joint town hall meeting Wednesday night. Nick Gilmore has details.
One of the hottest congressional races on the ballot this fall is the Fifth Congressional District, which stretches from Charlottesville to Danville. It’s a district currently held by Republicans, but Democrats are hoping the turmoil of the Donald Trump campaign might be giving them new momentum. Michael Pope has the story.
Democrats need to win thirty seats to regain control of the U.S. House, and to do that they must record some upsets on November 8th. That could happen in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District where Tom Periello was elected in 2008. Sandy Hausman tells us why the pundits are watching this year’s contest.