Live blog: Election Day afternoon, evening coverage
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Jennifer Wexton, who is running against Jim Plowman, for Commonwealth Attorney was at Freedom High School in South Riding greeting voters. Plowman, who is the incumbent, was at Harper Park Middle School in Leesburg doing the same.
Matt Vecchio found incumbent and unopposed District 32 candidate Tag Greason and Ralph Buona (R), who is running against Valdis Ronis (D) for the Ashburn District Board of Supervisors, at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn.
Meanwhile, former Virginia Gov. and candidate of U.S. Senate, George Allen, stopped by River Bend Middle School in Sterling to campaign with Commissioner of the Revenue Bob Wertz and supervisor candidate Suzanne Volpe.
Editor John Geddie caught up with incumbent Supervisor candidate Eugene Delgaudio at Forest Grove Elementary in Sterling. At 2:30, voter turnout had exceeded 15 percent at this polling location.
A bit earlier, he found Suzanne Volpe and Denise Moore Pierce, Algonkian District Board of Supervisors candidates, at Algonkian Elementary and Riverbend Middle School, respectively. Hoping for a strong finish, Moore Pierce had car problems in the morning—just to add a bit of excitement on Election Day. At approximately 12:30, turnout was reported at slightly over 10 percent at both Countryside and Algonkian elementary schools.
Volpe was joined by Commissioner of the Revenue Bob Wertz and former Virginia governor George Allen.
Sally Kurtz. retiring Supervisor candidate of the Catoctin District, was seen campaigning for Democrat Malcolm Baldwin at Lucketts Elementary School.
Candidates for the Board of Supervisors and School Board were spotted conversing with voters at Freedom High School.
“Things have been going great,” Ramadan said. “We have all of our polling stations staffed, an operation making calls and reaching out to voters all afternoon.”
On support he has received today: “People are sick of the status quo and we have received a great deal of support for what we stand for throughout the day so far and we look forward to victory.
On voter turnout: “It was busy this morning, as expected and things have slowed down a little bit as of now.”
On his campaign’s plan for election day: “So far, I have been over to Mercer [Middle School] already and I will finish up here and push forward until seven, Morse said. “I have volunteers at all the locations, so I think we are going to do well.”
On the flow of voters throughout the district: “It has been fairly consistent today. We have had a few lulls and was never overcrowded, but it has been good.
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