Tuesday's Primary

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday as Virginia residents pick some of the Republican and Democratic candidates for federal office to be listed on the ballot in the Nov. 7 general election.

Senate Voters will choose between Harris Miller and James Webb in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. Webb, 60, is a Falls Church resident, former Marine, Navy secretary during the Reagan administration, author. Miller, 54, is a McLean resident, former technology industry lobbyist, longtime Democratic activist. The winner will oppose Sen. George Allen (R).

8th District Voters in the 8th Congressional District, which includes Alexandria, Arlington County, Falls Church and a part of eastern Fairfax County, can participate in the Republican primary to choose an opponent to Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D). The candidates are Mark Ellmore and Tom O'Donoghue.

11th District Voters in Fairfax and Prince William counties who live in the 11th Congressional District can participate in a Democratic primary to choose an opponent to Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R). The candidates are Andrew Hurst and Ken Longmyer.

Voting Virginia does not register voters by party, so the primary is open to any registered voter.

On the Web A voters guide, candidate profiles and campaign articles from The Washington Post are available at http://www.washingtonpost.com/metro . For the latest on Virginia politics, read The Richmond Report at http://blog.washingtonpost.com/richmondreport .

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