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June 7, 2021
Democrats will select top state candidates Tuesday
File Photo/Lawrence Emerson
Fauquier has more than 52,000 register voters, but election officials expect fewer than 4,000 to case ballots in the primary.
Tuesday, June 8
• Polls open:
6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and House of Delegates in some districts
All registered voters
• Polling places:
20 across Fauquier
• More information:
Virginia Democrats and allied voters will select the party’s nominees for governor, lieutenant governor and state attorney general in a primary election Tuesday, June 8.
The polls Fauquier and across Virginia will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
In Fauquier, 449 voters cast early ballots, starting April 23.
General Registrar Alex Ables predicted about 7 percent of Fauquier’s 52,362 registered voters would participate in the primary. That would produce about 3,600 votes.
on Tuesday will seek a return to the governor’s race. Mr. McAuliffe served from 2014 to ’18 but could not run for a second consecutive term because of Virginia’s constitution.
He faces four challengers for the nomination:
Del. Lee Carter
Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax
Former Del. Jennifer Caroll Foy
State Sen. Jennifer McClellan
Lieutenant Governor Candidates
Del. Hala S. Ayala
Del. Sam Rasoul
Del. Mark H. Levine
Attorney General Candidates
Mark R. Herring
Jerrauld C. “Jay” Jones
Del. Elizabeth Guzman faces three challengers
for the Democratic nomination in the 31st House of Delegates district, that includes part of Fauquier.
Republicans last month selected their statewide candidates at a distributed convention around Virginia:
for lieutenant governor.
for attorney general.
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