In the grand scheme of things, there were no great upheavals in Virginia’s 2015 elections. Although both Republicans and Democrats hoped to make gains in the Virginia Senate, at the end of the day the Republicans maintained their 21-19 majority over the Democrats. Here in Harrisonburg all of yesterday’s races were uncontested, save for a senate race in a heavily Republican district.
This year, instead of campaigning for a candidate or a cause, throughout the day I stopped by a handful of polling places in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County to take photos of the candidates and activists working at the polls. My goal was to capture as many of the candidates as possible. Although I had the itinerary for several of them, most were either elsewhere or didn’t both to work the polls as they had no opponent.
Here are the photos in chronological order: