November 2, 2010 by USA Post
Election Polls, Polling stations opened across the state of Virginia. Polling stations open in the state at 6 pm and will be open until 19 pm. The eyes of the nation will focus on the state claimed that the Democrats in the state over the past two years and with the expected recovery of the House by Republicans, a political tide may change in the state.
Virginia 2nd Congressional District race between incumbent Rep. Glenn Nye and his Republican opponent Scott Rigel is considered one of the first 10 races between them looked across the nation. Nye boasts a fiercely independent, the campaign on the fact that he is one of the largest independent currently in the House. His voting record is show that he was siding with Obama on about 80 percent of questions. Rigel, owner of Virginia Beach autodealership, undertakes to work on creating jobs in the region and put an end to the output of control spending in Washington. The 2nd district is the military area of Virginia Beach, Norfolk and the East Coast.
Another great race in the state is the fifth congressional district in which the incumbent Democrat Tom Periello is facing a major battle against his opponent Republican challenger Robert Hurt. The 5th Congress District includes areas between Charlottesville and Appomattox.
Early figures show both the Rigel and Hurt led among voters. Virginia two senators, former Governor Mark Warner and Jim Webb, are Democrats and have no races this year. Although these two look to keep their seats for some time to come, if the elections today to go in the direction of Republicans, the Democratic sentiment in the state and will seek to decline for some interesting competiton when Warner and Webb come for reelection.
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