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Virginia voters set to vote in primary contests

Virginia voters are set to head to the polls Tuesday in a handful of primary elections around the state.

Here's what you need to know before Election Day:

— Who is running?

There are primaries in only three congressional districts — the 2nd, 4th and 6th — and in State Senate District 1.

The most closely watched race is the Republican 2nd District primary, where Rep. Randy Forbes is facing off against former Navy SEAL and state lawmaker Scott Taylor and attorney Pat Cardwell. The race between Forbes and Taylor has been marked by its negative tone, with both candidates assailing each other's character. The 2nd District includes much of the...