Ben Cline projected to win reelection in Virginia’s 6th Congressional District, according to NBC News

Republican lawmaker expected to beat his Democratic opponent Nicholas Betts

Ben Cline is projected to beat Nicholas Betts. (WSLS 10)

ROANOKE, Va. – Rep. Ben Cline is projected to continue serving Virginia’s 6th Congressional District in Washington.

Ben Cline*(R)
Nicholas Betts(D)
100% of Precincts Reporting

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The incumbent Republican lawmaker is expected to defeat his Democratic opponent Nicholas Betts.

The 6th District covers Roanoke and Lynchburg and goes up Interstate 81 from Roanoke to Front Royal and also includes Lynchburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Harrisonburg.

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The Rockbridge County native was first elected to Congress back in 2018 where he defeated his Democratic opponent by nearly 20 percentage points.

[Rep. Ben Cline hoping for a second term to represent Virginians in Congress]

Below is our full interview with Webb ahead of Election Day:

Taj Simmons talked with Rep. Ben Cline about some of the issues at the forefront of this year's election.

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Nicole Del Rosario joined WSLS 10 in August 2020.