Dance wins Democratic primary in bid to replace Marsh

08/09/2014 8:51 PM by

Graham Moomaw at the RTD is reporting that Del. Rosalyn R. Dance, D-Petersburg has won the Democratic primary today to replace retired State Senator Henry Marsh:

Dance, a former Petersburg mayor, won roughly 45.4 percent of the vote. A total of 3,800 ballots were cast, which does not include 156 provisional ballots also filed, but not counted because they cannot change the outcome.

Del. Delores L. McQuinn, D-Richmond, came in second, with about 36.2 percent of the vote.

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Mike Valerio of nbc12 has the specific (unofficial) vote tally:

The unofficial results are as follows:
1,725 for Roslyn Dance;
1,375 for Delores McQuinn;
592 for Rudy McCollum;
108 for Gerry Rawlinson

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Businessman and restaurateur Preston Brown has announced that he will run as an independent candidate in the November general election. Brown garnered 21% of the vote in a 2011 challenge to Marsh for the same seat.

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