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Virginia Makes It Official

Electoral College Set To Cast Votes Today

As Goes Prince William County, So Goes Virginia

Just before the election, Time Magazine declared Prince William County the key to victory in Virginia, as it turns out they were entirely correct: Prince William prided itself as being the last Republican redoubt in Northern Virginia. The county gained national attention for a crackdown on illegal immigrants, and its legislative delegation has some of […]

The Lessons Of The 2008 Election In Virginia

Election 2008: Virginia Turns Blue

There’s no denying it this morning, yesterday was a very good day for Democrat’s in Virginia. First, Mark Warner won Virginia’s open Senate seat in a cakewalk: Democrat Mark R. Warner cruised to a decisive victory in the U.S. Senate race against Republican James S. Gilmore III yesterday, giving Virginia two Democratic senators for the […]

Fox News Calls Virginia For Obama

For the first time in 44 years, it’s looking like the Commonwealth of Virginia will give it’s Electoral Votes to a Democrat. And it’s Fox News that makes the call first.

Heavy Turnout But Smooth Voting In Northern Virginia

Despite heavy turnout, it sounds like voting has gone fairly smoothly in Northern Virginia: Registrars in Northern Virginia told me this afternoon that voting has gone extremely well thus far, with unprecedented turnout across the board, very few problems inside the polls, and just a few minor glitches here and there that are nothing out […]

How I Voted Today, And Why

To the extent anyone cares, here’s how I voted today. President: Bob Barr, for the reasons I stated in this blog post United States Senate: William Redpath, the Libertarian Party nominee. Given the fact that it’s fairly clear that Mark Warner has this race locked up, I considered this a free vote and decided to […]

Barack Obama Closes Campaign In Prince William County

I live only about ten minutes away from the Prince William County Fairgrounds, and as early as 5:00pm last night, you could tell there was something big going on there. The eastern sky was lit up with the floodlight and there were more helicopters than I could count hovering in the sky above. Barack Obama […]

Long Lines Greet Voters In Northern Virginia

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