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Poll: Northam with sizable lead on Gillespie in Virginia governor race

Democrat Ralph Northam has an eight-point lead on Republican Ed Gillespie in an early summer rendering of the Virginia governor race.


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Northam, Perriello announce debates, joint appearances

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former congressman Tom Perriello announced a schedule of five debates and three joint appearances.


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Christopher Newport polls: Democrat race a tossup, as is November

Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello are in a dead heat in the race for the 2017 Democratic Party governor nomination.


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Poll: Northam leads GOP field in 2017 matchups

Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam has leads on each of the four 2017 Republican governor contenders, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.


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Poll: 2017 Virginia governor race wide open

Virginia Republican voters don’t know who they want to run for governor next year, and voters in general are undecided on who should win in the fall race.


Cuccinelli out: Former AG rules out 2017 Virginia governor run

Ken Cuccinelli said Saturday that he will not run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2017.


Ed Gillespie confirms plans to run for governor in 2017

Ed Gillespie confirmed in an email to The Washington Post on Friday that he plans to run for governor in 2017.


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Mark Obenshain not running for governor in 2017

Mark Obenshain isn’t “going anywhere,” but he’s also not running for governor. The Harrisonburg state senator confirmed via Twitter reports from earlier in the day on Monday that he will not be running for governor in 2017.


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Veteran Virginia Republican campaign consultant Chris Leavitt has been tapped to lead Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Virginia presidential campaign effort.

Veteran Virginia Republican campaign consultant Chris Leavitt has been tapped to lead Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Virginia presidential campaign effort.


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Mark Obenshain: Ed Gillespie ran a strong campaign

Shortly after noon today Ed Gillespie told supporters that while close, the margin in his race for the United States Senate is not quite close enough.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics.


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Planned Parenthood congratulates Mark Warner on Senate victory

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia publicly congratulated Senator Mark Warner on his victory over Ed Gillespie in Tuesday’s election.


House Speaker Bill Howell on Ed Gillespie Senate campaign

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell issued the following statement Friday on Ed Gillespie.


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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner on Senate election outcome, Ed Gillespie

Statement from U.S. Sen. Mark Warner on the final outcome in the 2014 Senate election and the concession in the race from his opponent, Republican Ed Gillespie.


Ed Gillespie concedes U.S. Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has formally conceded the Virginia U.S. Senate race to Democrat Mark Warner, saying in a Friday news conference that a recount, permissible under state law due to the race’s tight margin, would not make a difference.


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Tooclosetocall? Seriously? It’s over, Mark Warner won already

There is one precinct left to count of the 2,557 spread across Virginia, the University Hall precinct in Albemarle County, and Mark Warner has a 16,540-vote lead over Ed Gillespie.


Crunching the numbers: Should Ed Gillespie have been favorite all along?

Give credit to the Ed Gillespie team for one thing: getting its voters energized and then to the polls. The comparisons to 2008 and 2012 show that victory was more possible than it even seems today knowing what we know now.


Why are AP, State Board numbers in the Warner-Gillespie race different?

The Associated Press is showing Mark Warner with a 12,300-vote winning margin in the Virginia U.S. Senate race on Tuesday. The State Board of Elections has it at Warner by 16,500 votes.


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Winners and Losers Special Edition: Toocloseforcomfort U.S. Senate race

WINNER: Ed Gillespie OK, he lost, sure. But we expected him to lose. Just not by 18,000 votes. (Maybe 18 points, but not 18,000 votes.) Now Gillespie is the odds-on favorite to be the Republican nominee for governor in 2017.


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Toocloseforcomfort: Mark Warner wins Senate re-election by razor-thin margin

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner didn’t run like an incumbent upon 25 points in the polls in the early summer. He must have seen something that the rest of us couldn’t see.


How Election Night will go in Virginia: Can Ed Gillespie shock the world?

If you watch the election returns tonight like you watch a football game, the first quarter of the Mark Warner-Ed Gillespie game might surprise you, when you see Gillespie get on the board with an early touchdown.


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WREL: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Mark Warner poll, latest on Jesse Matthew

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics. The segment includes a discussion of a new Christopher Newport University poll showing Democrat Mark Warner up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in his Senate re-election race.


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Gap narrowing, but it is enough? New poll has Warner up only seven in Senate race

After leading in polls in the summer by as much as 25 points, Sen Mark Warner is up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in a new poll out Friday from Christopher Newport University.


Smart political marketing: Dueling Senate ads invoke Redskins, Hokies

Viewers during the broadcast of the Washington-Dallas Monday Night Football game were treated to a TV spot from the Ed Gillespie campaign informing them that he is the Senate candidate who will make sure that the Redskins don’t have to change their name.


Libertarian Senate candidate Robert Sarvis on Millennials support

Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis released the following statement in response to a Christopher Newport University poll finding that he has more than twice the support of Republican Ed Gillespie among Virginians between the ages of 18 and 35.