Primary Day Big Winners: George Allen, Eric Cantor and J Randy Forbes

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Former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen prevailed in Tuesday’s Republican primary defeating his three challengers for the senate seat. Allen received 65% voter support, Jamie Radtke 23%, Delegate Bob Marshall 6.75% and E.W. Jackson 5%

U.S. Senate republican nominee George Allen will meet his challenger U.S. Senate democratic nominee Tim Kaine in November. This will be an interesting race to Washington as both candidates are former Virginia governors. In separate primary elections, House Majority Leader Republican Congressman Eric Cantor ousted Floyd Bayne with 80% voter support and J. Randy Forbes defeated R.M. Bonnie Girard with 89% voter support. Cantor will challenge (D)E. Wayne Powell to retain his house seat in November.

Congressman Ella P. Ward has retained her democratic seat defeating Joe T. Elliot, JR with 85% voter support and Democrat James P. “Jim” Moran, JR ousted his opponent Bruce B. Shuttleworth with 74% of voter support.

View the unofficial poll results here: https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/A2E23EAB-7EA6-40E2-AF41-3CE22C787EA4/unofficial/5_s.shtml

https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/A2E23EAB-7EA6-40E2-AF41-3CE22C787EA4/unofficial/6_s.shtml

https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/4DC14F37-5160-4E90-A355-57284B59A5C5/unofficial/6_s.shtml

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