“My top voting priorities—it’s definitely our economy,” 劳登县的母亲, 克里斯汀, 说过. “我们需要帮助才能让它重回正轨。”
普拉尚, 阿什本, 维吉尼亚州, 他说 top issue when voting 是个 “经济, 经济, economy — all these three.”
“通货膨胀. Everything’s more expensive,” a Virginia man, 丹尼尔, 说过, “My money isn’t going as far as it used to, and we want to see some things done better.”
While primary elections are being held for two Virginia tickets, the GOP already tapped candidates for several others. The Loudoun County Republican Party, 例如, last month selected Hung Cao, a retired Navy captain and Vietnam War refugee, to face off against Democrat incumbent Rep. Jennifer Wexton.
Cao has campaigned on cutting taxes, securing America’s borders, removing political agendas from classrooms and backing law enforcement, 根据他的网站. Wexton has advocated for criminal justice reform, enhancing disability rights, battling the opioid crisis and gun violence prevention, according to her own site.
丽莎, a Loudoun County voter, said her priorities are “First amendment rights, 言论自由, Second Amendment rights and just seeing Americans’ liberties restored again.”
Northern Virginia residents also said education and curtailing gun violence are top priorities.
The 10th District, which includes Loudoun County and a portion of Fairfax County, where the school board has faced contentious debate for its policies since the pandemic began. The board last week approved a rule making it possible for students as young as fourth grade to be suspended for “malicious misgendering” 要么 “deadnaming” their peers.
“Deadnaming” is a term used to describe the act of referring to someone by a name they used prior to transitioning genders.
“Woke cultures is a poison to us, and we need to kind of nip it in the bud,” Daniel said.
The Loudoun County school system is not focused on parent-teacher- and student cohesion, according to Kristine.
Nathan, a Virginia voter, 说过 education was his top voting priority.
“The safety of our kids, safety of our family,” are a concern, 普拉尚, 阿什本, 说过.
“I’m feared to go to a mall after that Tyson Mall shooting,” Prashant continued.
整个周末, a man opened fire at Tysons Corner Center in Virginia.
Rosa, 劳登县的母亲, told Fox News that gun control in this election is “top of mind.”
She said she wants a candidate that backs “regulations to make sure that the right people are buying guns.”
Polling hours in Virginia run from 6:00 上午. 至 7:00 下午.
Elizabeth Heckman contributed to this report.