Hundreds of Richmonders voted before noon Tuesday at Precinct 510 in South Richmond on Election Day. Meanwhile, Rae Cousins, below left, campaigns for incumbent congressional candidate A. Donald McEachin in the 800 block of 31st Street near in Church Hill on Tuesday. Rep. McEachin, a three-term Democratic congressman, defeated Republican Leon Benjamin for a second time since 2020 by garnering 63.8 percent of votes compared to Mr. Benjamin, who secured 36.2 percent votes.
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