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June 24, 2020

Fauquier helps Gade win GOP Senate nomination

Primary election winners in Virginia: Daniel Gade, Republican for U.S. Senate; Cameron Webb, Democrat in 5th Congressional District, and Qasim Rashid in 1st Congressional District.
Fauquier Republican voters helped Daniel M. Gade win Tuesday’s primary for the nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in the Nov. 3 general election.

Of Fauquier’s 52,078 registered voters, a total of 6,905 participated in one of the two primary elections — Democratic balloting for two U.S. House of Representatives seats or the GOP balloting for the Senate seat — Tuesday. That represents turnout of 13.2 percent.

An American University professor and retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Dr. Glade received 66.88 percent of the Republican vote in Fauquier:

Daniel M. Gade, 2,381.

Thomas A. Speciale II, 771.

Alissa A. Baldwin , 408.

Statewide, Dr. Gade got 204,544 votes, 67.5 percent of the total.

In Fauquier, 3,560 people voted in the Republican primary.


5th Congressional District

Fauquier Democratic voters helped physician Cameron Webb win the party’s nomination for the open U.S. House of Representatives seat in November.

Dr. Webb will face Republican Bob Good (R), who defeated freshman Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va./5th) in the party’s “drive-through convention” June 13.

In Fauquier, Dr. Webb received 44.44 percent of the vote in a four-way race.

The 5th District includes these Fauquier precincts: Kettle Run, Casanova, Opal, Baldwin Ridge, Courthouse, Airlie, Warrenton, Remington, Marshall, Leeds, Waterloo, Springs Valley, The Plains, New Baltimore, Broad Run and Vint Hill.

Tuesday’s unofficial Fauquier primary votes:

B. Cameron Webb, 1,294.

Claire C. Russo , 843.

John D. Lesinski , 419.

R. D. Huffstetler Jr. , 356.

Of Fauquier’s 52,078 registered voters, a total of 3,345 participated in one of the two primary elections Tuesday. That represents turnout of 6.4 percent.


1st Congressional District

Fauquier Democratic voters gave a slight margin to Lavangelene Williams, but Qasim Rashid appears to have won the nomination to challenge Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va./1st) in November.

A lawyer from Stafford County, Mr. Rashid had 52.87 percent of the district-wide vote with 243 of 245 precincts reporting as of Wednesday morning.

The 1st District includes these Fauquier precincts: Catlett, Lois, Morrisville and Bealeton.

The Fauquier votes Tuesday:

Lavangelene A. Williams, 228.

Qasim Rashid, 205.

In Fauquier, 3,345 people voted in one of the Democratic primaries.
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havenhaven · July 8, 2020 at 6:27 am
Love you, so don't let me down
If I swam the longest river just to call your name happy wheels
Rover 530 · June 25, 2020 at 4:17 pm
FT? Fauquier Times? This is FauquierNow.
Rover 530 · June 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm
What a biased headline: "Fauquier helps Gade win GOP Senate nomination ". Didn't Fauquier help Webb win Democratic 5th CD Nomination? What gives? Even if each candidate got only one vote out of Fauquier, it would help their victory on the statewide/districtwide level.
AmericanPatriot · June 24, 2020 at 1:03 pm
Your reading comprehension fails miserably.
Rover 530 · June 24, 2020 at 12:18 pm
This is nonsense. If you are tried and then imprisoned, you have received due process.

What's this all got to do with an article reporting on political primaries?
AmericanPatriot · June 24, 2020 at 11:38 am
Democrats are hardly 'democratic'.

Note the democrats calling for police to be tried and imprisoned without due process.



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