Ralph Northam

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Voters will face some stark choices when they vote for governor next month. The two major party candidates are on opposite ends of numerous issues from environmental issues to health care.

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During the election season, Virginia’s two major-party candidates for governor have clashed on everything from environmental issues to health care. This week a new division is emerging on education policy.

Obama to Campaign in Richmond For Ralph Northam

Oct 18, 2017
Julio Cortez / AP



Former president Barack Obama will be in Richmond Thursday. As an effort to get out the vote in this year’s race for Governor, he’s hitting the campaign trail with Democratic candidate Ralph Northam.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

The latest polls are showing a mixed picture in the hotly contested race for governor. Democrat Ralph Northam has a small but consistent lead against Republican Ed Gillespie in two new polls.

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Republican President Donald Trump is not on the ballot this year. But candidates are feeling the need to respond to his controversial presidency.