In Tuesday’s Republican Primary for the US Senate, Daniel M. Gade was the winner with 67% of the votes statewide. Alissa Baldwin received 18% of the votes and Thomas Speciale II received 17%. Gade, a West Point Graduate and decorated US Army Veteran, will face Senator Mark Warner in the November general election.
In Accomack County, Daniel Gade received 1,314 votes, or 67%, Thomas Speciale received 264 votes, or 14%, and Alissa Baldwin Received 423, 18% of the votes.
In Nothampton County it was Daniel Gade with 488, or 60% of the votes, Alissa Baldwin with 202, or 25%, and Thomas Speciale received 120, or 15%.
In the Second District Congressional Republican Primary race former congressman Scott Taylor won the right to take on the candidate who defeated him in the last election. Taylor received 48% of the votes, Ben Loyola received 28% and Jarome Bell received 23% of the votes district wide.
In Accomack County, Taylor received 1085 votes, Ben Loyola received 635 votes and Jarome Bell received 457 votes.
In Northampton County, Taylor received 415, or 47% of the votes, while Loyola received 299, or 34%, and Jarome Bell received 162, or 18%.
Taylor will face a rematch with Congresswoman Elaine Luria in the November general election.