Get Ready for Next Week's Republican and Democratic Primaries
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jun 6 2014 8:21AM
You'll see the names of Rob Wittman and Anthony Riedel on your ballot in the First Congressional District Republican primary next Tuesday and the winner will be on the November 4th ballot.
Wittman has represented the district, including Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Prince William, Spotsylvania and Stafford since 2007. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. next week. If you still need to vote absentee in-person, do it by tomorrow. Most local registarar's offices will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Ballots will also be cast to find the GOP challenger of House Speaker Eric Cantor in the 7th congressional district race in Richmond and its' suburbs, including Culpeper and Orange. In northern Virginia, voters in Alexandria will pick a Democratic representative for the 8th congressional district.