|Justin Fairfax (Democratic)||49.1%||252,319|
|Susan Platt (Democratic)||39.2%||201,154|
|Gene Rossi (Democratic)||11.7%||60,008|
With about a third in, Fairfax's lead is stabilizing somewhat. He's dominating in his home Hampton Roads area, and is us in voter-rich Fairfax County. Platt is doing better in Appalachia. Fairfax leads with 48% to Platt's 40% and Rossi's 12.
Early returns are close. Fairfax leads 47/42, but Platt is faring decently in black areas.
Polls are now closed.
The Democratic side of the Lieutenant Governor primaries is the quieter one, but could still shape up to be a race. Front runner Justin Fairfax is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and came very close to becoming the Democratic nominee for Attorney General in 2013, losing to Mark Herring by only 3%. He is joined in the race by Susan Platt, former chief of staff to Joe Biden, and another former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Gene Rossi.
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