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Health care, broadband internet access among the top issues in 1st Congressional District race

Health care, broadband internet access among the top issues in 1st Congressional District race

Voters across the 1st Congressional District will choose between Rob Wittman, an incumbent Republican congressman, and Vangie Williams, his Democratic challenger and a first-time candidate, when they head to the polls for the Nov. 6 midterm elections.

Virginia’s 1st District runs from Northern Virginia down to the coast of the Chesapeake Bay, including parts of James City County, and has been represented by Wittman since 2007 when he was elected to succeed the late Jo Ann Davis.

Since then, Wittman has won re-election five times, most recently in 2016, where he won with nearly 60 percent of the vote, according to the Virginia Department of...

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