June 9, 2009
(AP) - State officials say they are seeing heavier
voter turnout in northern Virginia for Tuesday's primaries.
Election and party officials believe less than 5 percent of the
state's 5 million registered voters will take part.
Voters are choosing Democratic nominees for governor and
lieutenant governor as well as nominees in a dozen House of
State Board of Elections Secretary Nancy Rodrigues says as of 11
a.m. turnout ranges from more than 6 percent in Alexandria to about
4 percent in the Richmond area.
The highest numbers were about 10 percent in Arlington precincts
where they have a House of Delegates race. The lowest were in
Southwest Virginia with about 2 percent.
The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to email@example.com.
powered by Disqus