With the holiday season in full swing and 2014 just around the corner, we’re counting down the top 10 races you need to know about heading into the New Year.

Today, we take a closer look at the No. 6 entry on our list ...

The race for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district!

Aaron Blake takes a look at a race where Obamacare could unseat a 19 term congressman. (The Washington Post)

(And a big thanks to PostTV’s Victoria Lewis for her work  on producing this video countdown.)

Here’s our rundown, which will be updated as we go:

10. Illinois governor

9. Idaho’s 2nd district

8. Alaska Senate

7. California's 31st district

6. West Virginia's 3rd district

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