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Selected Virginia Precincts Reporting Less Than 2 Percent Before 10 a.m. Today

How low is turnout in Virginia today? Traditionally, voters come in three waves – the morning pre-work crowd, the lunch crowd, and the after-work crowd (and note that Virginia polls close at 7 p.m.). I am told that as of 10 a.m. – after the morning wave — Chesterfield had a turnout of 1.2 percent, Danville less than 1 percent, and Montgomery County was 1.4 percent.

Obviously, midday and evening crowds could be larger, as the morning voters faced miserable rain. But at this point, turnout in the neighborhood of 4 percent statewide certainly remains a possibility.


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