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Dems sweep Roanoke council races while Rs sweep Lynchburg and more Va. headlines

By: - November 9, 2022 7:37 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Democrats swept the Roanoke City Council races, ending GOP hopes of electing the first Republican to the body since 2004.—Roanoke Times

• Republicans swept Lynchburg City Council elections.—News & Advance

• A Republican-backed slate of six candidates swept elections for the Chesapeake School Board.—Virginian-Pilot

• Two Virginia Beach School Board members appeared to be in danger of losing their seats in Tuesday’s elections.—Virginian-Pilot

• The Loudoun County School Board races seemed to be heading for a politically mixed result.—Washington Post

• Democratic activist Catherine Read appeared to win the city of Fairfax’s nonpartisan mayoral race, defeating a candidate backed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin.—Washington Post

• Martinsville voters seemed to elect a city council majority that opposes the city’s plan to revert to town status.—Cardinal News

• Del. Tim Anderson, R-Virginia Beach, says he’ll file a bill to impose 12-year term limits on General Assembly members.—WRIC

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