As Virginians head to the poll, some vote for ‘lesser of two evils’

RICHMOND, Va. – As voters in Central Virginia headed to the polls on Tuesday morning to cast their votes in the gubernatorial election, there was very little enthusiasm about the choices on the ballot.

In interviews with reporters from VCU’s “iPadJournos” project, many voters in Richmond and in the surrounding counties of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover said that they were dissatisfied with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe and his Republican opponent Ken Cuccinelli, but decided to chose the “lesser of two evils.” While many voted along their usual party lines, several voters said that they chose Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis instead.

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Clinton urges Virginians to elect his friend McAuliffe

RICHMOND, Va. – Former President Bill Clinton drew a crowd of around 500 people on Sunday afternoon at Richmond Community High School and asked them to elect his friend Terry McAuliffe as governor of Virginia. The Democratic candidate is currently leading the race against Republican Ken Cuccinelli, but has one of the highest unfavorable polling numbers of a frontrunner in recent history.

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Wife increases pressure on Cuccinelli, McAuliffe to debate Sarvis

RICHMOND, Va. – After releasing an emotional video asking for her husband to be included in the gubernatorial debate this week, Dr. Astrid Sarvis said she remains hopeful about her husband’s chances.

“I’m very optimistic. I think that it’s going to take a lot. It’s going to take more than just us,” Sarvis said in an interview with VCU’s “iPadJournos” project at a campaign event in Midlothian on Saturday. Her YouTube video was published on Thursday and has already been viewed almost 5,000 times.

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