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Fri June 21, 2013
Politics

Va. Gubernatorial Race Could Preview Congressional Midterms

Originally published on Fri June 21, 2013 7:11 pm

Republicans and Democrats are looking at this year's race for governor in Virginia as a possible harbinger of the 2014 election. The contest pits Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli against Democratic Party fundraiser Terry McAuliffe. Both candidates are strongly supported by their respective bases, but sport strong negatives among moderate voters. The outcome could come down to turnout.