Virginia voters go to the polls in Democratic and Republican primaries to nominate their gubernatorial candidates. The off-year primary typically has a low turnout, but interest is higher than usual this year, and many pundits see this as a bellweather on the mood of the electorate and President Trump’s popularity. We analyze the results and what they mean for the general election in November.


  • Fenit Nirappil Reporter, Washington Post @FenitN
  • Chris Saxman Executive Director, Virginia FREE; Former member, Virginia House of Delegates (R-Staunton)

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