Doctor Cameron Webb won the Democratic primaries in the 5th District of Virginia and is likely to face Republican Bob Good (R) in November in a race that Democrats hope to turn blue.
Webb, whose campaign emphasizes affordable health care, led the primaries with 68 percent of the vote, with 72 percent of the newsrooms, according to the Associated Press.
Democrats have raised hopes of winning the traditionally Republican district after the conservative fire mark. Denver RigglemanDenver Riggleman A Conservative Christian Rejected by Rejection of Virginia’s Gay Election The Hill Campaign Report: Democrats Take Advantage of Crises in Battle for State Legislatures (R) at a nominating convention earlier this month. However, Riggleman seeks to challenge the nomination.
Riggleman came under scrutiny from Republicans in his district after officiating a wedding between two men who volunteered for his campaign.
The race is classified as “Republican Lean.”