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Virginia: In Virginia, Large Voting Blocs for McCain and for Obama

The New York Times has an article and map graphic outlining the challenges and strengths of the McCain and Obama campaigns in Virginia. No Democratic presidential candidate has won Virginia since Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, and Republican Party leaders say the selection of Ms. Palin has improved Mr. McCain’s chances of carrying the state. […]

Real Clear Politics Swing State Review: Virginia

The newest post on key swing states at Real Clear Politics examines Virginia, where Obama hopes to become the first Democrat to carry the state since Johnson in 1964. The large African-American population should help Obama and the large veteran population should help McCain. Swing State Review: Virginia Here are five things to watch for […]

Virginia Primary Maps: Barack Obama and John McCain Win Virginia Primary

In Virginia’s Democratic primary, Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton by nearly a 2 to 1 margin as part of a sweep of the Potomac Primaries held on February 12th in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.

Both McCain and Obama found their support strongest in the East, while Huckabee and Clinton performed best in the West.

Barack Obama and John McCain Sweep Potomac Primaries

In the Democratic Primaries held in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC on February 12th, Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton by wide margins and has taken the delegate lead.

In the Republican Primaries, John McCain swept Mike Huckabee winning all three states making a Huckabee exit eminent.

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