GOP, Democratic Primaries Set for Tuesday
Republican primaries set for U.S. Senate race, Democratic primaries set for 8th congressional district.
Northern Virginians head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in Republican primaries for the U.S. Senate race in Virginia and a Democratic primary for the 8th congressional district.
Republican Primary - Senate
In the Senate Republican Party primary, voters across the state will choose among George F. Allen, Jamie L. Radtke, R.G. "Bob" Marshall and E.W. Jackson. The winner will run against Democrat Tim Kaine.
Democratic Primary - Eighth Congressional District
For the 8th congressional district, a Democratic Party Primary ballot pits longtime incumbent James P. "Jim" Moran Jr. against newcomer Bruce B. Shuttleworth. The victor will face Republican J. Patrick Murray in the general election. Independent Jason Howell must gather 1,000 signatures to get onto the November ballot in the 8th District race. The deadline is Tuesday.
Congressional Boundaries have Shifted
Here are links to a map from the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP) showing the new and old maps:
Some voting locations have also changed. If you're unsure where to go to vote, you can plug in your address on the State Board of Elections website.
Q: Where do I vote?
A: Find your polling place at the State Board of Elections.
Q: Am I registered to vote?
A. Find out at the State Board of Elections.
Q: If my precinct is holding both a Republican and a Democratic primary, may I vote in both?
Q: What time are the polls open?
A. The hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information about the primaries on Tuesday, visit the Fairfax County Office of Elections.