Virginians head to the polls to elect governor on Tuesday | Politics
WARRENTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- It was a last day of frenetic campaigning in Virginia before tomorrow's state wide elections which will chose a new Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General.
At rallies in Warrenton and Culpeper, Florida Senator Marco Rubio rallied crowds of Republican supporters for gubernatorial candidate Ken Cucciinell who said he could feel new momentum in the race due to the "disaster" of the Affordable Care Act.
"Every poll is lagging. The only one that matters is election day," said Cuccinelli as he explained new hope that people angry over the new health care law would "show the rest of America" how they feel by voting for him Tuesday.
At every appearance, it seems Cuccinelli reminds potential voters that he was the first to sue the federal governor over the ACA.
"If you want to say NO to Obamacare, I need your vote on November 5th," said Cuccinelli.
Near the private home of a Democratic supporter in Annandale, the Secret Service closed down the street for a visit from Vice President Joe Biden as he campaigned for Terry McAuliffe. He told a crowd of about 100 that the Tea Party was responsible for the recent government shutdown and said Cuccinelli was bent on an agenda out of step with Virginia.
Alongside the Vice Preisdent was Virginia Senator Mark Warner, and Congressman Gerry Connolly. They said voters need to send a message to the Tea Party and the likes of Senator Ted Cruz who was Biden told supporters to keeping pushing to get out the vote, warning that light voter turnout could help the Tea Party.
Polls are open in Virginia from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.