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Virginia Primary Day (June 18, 2024): Open Thread


Today is primary election day in Virginia; polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm, and you can vote at your regular polling location. In addition to primaries for Congress in VA01, VA02, VA05, VA07, VA10 and VA11, there are also primaries for some local offices (e.g., Arlington County Board) as well. For some analysis (by Sam Shirazi) on these primaries, see here.  The races I’ll be watching today include:

U.S. Senate GOP Primary:  Hung Cao vs. Scott Parkinson vs. Eddie Garcia vs. Jonathan Emord vs. Chuck Smith

U.S. House Primaries

  • VA01 Democratic: Leslie Mehta vs. Herb Jones
  • VA02 Democratic: Jake Denton vs. Missy Cotter Smasal
  • VA05 Democratic: Gloria Witt vs. Paul Riley vs. Gary Terry
  • VA05 GOP: Rep. Bob Good vs. State Sen. John McGuire
  • VA07 Democratic: Eugene Vindman vs. Del. Briana Sewell vs. former Del. Elizabeth Guzman vs. Carl Bedell vs. Cliff Heinzer vs. PW County Supervisor Margaret Angela Franklin vs. PW County Supervisor Andrea Bailey
  • VA07 GOP: Derrick Anderson vs. Cameron Hamilton vs. Jon Myers vs. John Prabhudoss vs. Maria Martin vs. Terris Todd
  • VA10 Democratic: Former Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn. vs. State Sen. Suhas Subramanyam vs. former VA Secretary of Education Atif Qarni vs. Del. Dan Helmer vs. Marion Devoe Sr. vs Krystle Kaul vs. State Sen. Jennifer Boysko vs. Adrian Pokharel vs. Del. Michelle Maldonado vs. Mark Leighton vs. Del. David Reid vs. Travis Nembhard
  • VA10 GOP: Mike Clancy vs. Alex Isaac vs. Aliscia Andrews vs. Manga Anantatmula
  • VA11 Democratic: Rep. Gerry Connolly vs. Ahsan Nasar


  • Arlington County Board (Democratic): Tenley Peterson vs. Natalie Roy vs. JD Spain vs. Julie Farnam vs. James DeVita
  • Alexandria Mayor (Democratic): Alyia Gaskins vs. Amy Jackson vs. Steven Peterson
  • Alexandria City Council (Democratic): R. Kirk McPike vs. Jimmy Lewis vs. Abdel Elnoubi vs. Sarah Bagley vs. Canek Aguirre vs. Jesse O’Connell vs. Kevin Harris vs. John Taylor Chapman vs. Jonathan Huskey vs. Jacinta Greene vs. Charlotte Scherer
  • Roanoke City Council (Democratic): Terry McGuire vs. Phazhon Nash vs. Benjamin Woods vs. Jamaal Jackson (who dropped out but remains on the ballot)

With that…what are you seeing and hearing out there? What’s turnout like in your neck of the woods? Who did you vote for and why? Feel free to add your observations in the comments section.


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