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Virginia News Headlines: Election Day 2011


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, ELECTION DAY, November 8. You can vote from 6 am to 7 pm — please make sure you do, for Democrats (or, if there’s no Democrat on the ballot, for the best progressive choice available)! Thanks.

*Democrats Hope to Retain Control of VA Senate

*Democrats would lose last hold on Va government power with 3-seat GOP net gain in state Senate (Let’s make sure this does NOT happen!)

*Parties Ready to Spin Virginia Results for 2012

*For Bob McDonnell, VP Talk Won’t Go Away (Based, no doubt, on his long list of accomplishments as governor. Like…uh…and…er…and…???)

*Low Turnout Projected for High Stakes Va. Elections

*Democrats campaign door to door ahead of elections

*Democrats rally in last-ditch effort to hold Virginia Senate

*Kaine stumps for Democrats in Ashburn

*Governor stumps for GOP candidates ahead of vote

*Fairfax County Board of Supervisors candidates in Braddock decry robocall

*Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell to meet with Netanyahu in Israel next week (The Bob McDonnell Vice Presidential Tour continues!)

*Bechtel to move 625 jobs from Maryland to Virginia

*Del. Patrick Hope endures a close shave

ApCo takes aim at Armstrong days before the election

*McDonnell advertises reform commission work group meetings

*Fairfax braces for confusion because of voter database glitches

*Dumfries Mayor Fred E. Yohey dies

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