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Virginia gets its say in presidential race Tuesday

Virginia gets its say in presidential race Tuesday

On Tuesday, Virginia gets its say in the presidential race as voters choose candidates for the Republican and Democratic primaries.

In recent years, the Commonwealth has become a sought-after prize in the fall general election, moving to battleground status after years of reliably favoring the GOP.

Political analysts and commentators, as well as elected officials said local voters will pay close attention as they evaluate their choices in a race that has largely focused on national issues.

But on Tuesday, Virginia will be among 12 states voting, meaning it won't get nearly as much close attention as it will get during the fall campaign, political analysts...

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