Feisty Virginia Primaries Closely Watched for National Trend

The state's 2017 elections were an early warning signal that a "blue wave" of opposition to President Donald Trump was headed for the 2018 U.S. midterms.

  • Published 11 June 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. The state's 2017 elections were an early warning signal that a blue wave of opposition to President Donald Trump was headed for the 2018 U.S. midterms. This year's contests legislative could offer strong clues about larger trends in 2020. Normally sleepy affairs, this year's primary contests feature plenty of drama… Read at AP News