Posts Tagged Election 2018

UVA’s Crystal Ball Predicts Trouble for Some of Virginia’s Republican Incumbents

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According to the UVA School of Politics, evidence points to a significant possibility that Representative Barbara Comstock could lose her seat this fall.

The politics of Virginia’s congressional elections may be shifting, according to new projections. Michael Pope explains.

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Examining Fundraising Numbers for Virginia’s Republican Senate Hopefuls

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Republicans are about to select their candidate to take on incumbent Senator Tim Kaine. Whichever candidate emerges as the winner next week will face a huge financial challenge. Michael Pope reports.

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With Next Week’s Primary Elections Looming, Which Candidates Have a Leg Up in Fundraising?

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Democrat Alison Friedman is hoping to unseat Republican-incumbent Barbara Comstock in the state’s 10th Congressional District. (Credit: alisonforvirginia.com)

Candidates for Congress are raising and spending millions of dollars in advance of next week’s primary election. Michael Pope reports.

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Three Republicans Battle To Take On Tim Kaine

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Republicans will be heading to the polls June 12 to select a candidate to take on Senator Tim Kaine this fall. Michael Pope reports.

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The Politics of ICE in Virginia

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As the campaign season heats up heading into the primary this month, the issue of immigration is at the forefront in many campaigns. Michael Pope explains.

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Following Pennsylvania Special Election, Red Districts in Virginia Could Be Up For Grabs

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This year’s election is shaping up to be even more competitive than many observers thought, and congressional seats that were considered safe a few years ago are now in play. One Central Virginia congressional district appears to have moved from a safe Republican seat into one of the hottest races this year. Michael Pope reports.

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Could Controversy Surrounding the NFL Bring Momentum to Corey Stewart’s Senate Run?

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The NFL logo at midfield prior to a preseason match-up between the Denver Broncos and the Arizona Cardinals last month. (Credit: AP Photo / Jack Dempsey)

The controversy over NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem is reaching into the realm of Virginia politics. Now, as Michael Pope reports, one candidate for the United States Senate hopes the issue might bring new attention to his campaign.

 

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State Senator Set to Challenge Comstock in Virginia’s 10th District

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State Senator Jennifer Wexton, D-Loudoun, is set to challenge Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock in what should be a hotly contested match-up that garners national attention. (Credit: Steve Helber / AP)

The next congressional election may be a year and a half away, but now is the time when candidates are throwing their hats into the ring. One particular announcement this week is already scrambling the 2018 race. Michael Pope reports.

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