Virginia voters head to polls Tuesday for state primary

Posted at 5:57 AM, Jun 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-12 11:20:33-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Tuesday, Virginia voters will decide which of the four Republican candidates will battle Democratic nominee Tim Kaine in one of the most watched races in the Commonwealth, the race for Virginia's seat in the U.S. Senate being vacated by Jim Webb. 

Voters will also cast their ballot in Democratic and Republican Congressional Primaries. [BONUS: Political Analyst Dr. Bob Holsworth's preview of Tuesday's election]

GOP Senate Primary
U.S. Senate Republican Party Primary Election:

-- Former Virginia Governor George Allen

-- Chesapeake Minister E.W. Jackson

-- Delegate Bob Marshall

-- Tea Party Activist Jamie Radtke

4th District Congressional -- both Democratic and Republican Primaries
U.S. House of Representatives -- Republican Party Election:

-- J. Randy Forbes

-- R. M. "Bonnie" Girard

U.S. House of Representatives -- Democratic Party Primary Election:

-- Joe T. Elliott Jr.

-- Ella P. Ward

7th District Congressional --Republican Primary
U.S. House of Representatives -- Republican Party Election:

-- Floyd C. Bayne

-- Eric Cantor

The polls are open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and any registered voter, regardless of your party affiliation can cast a ballot for any candidate.