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With the election of Ralph Northam to be Virginia’s next lieutenant governor, his state senate seat will open, and there will be a special election to replace him.  It’s a vote that could have statewide implications.

Virginia Attorney General candidate and State Senator Mark Obenshain isn’t accepting defeat now that an UNOFFICIAL Board of Elections tally gives his Democratic opponent, Senator Mark Herring, a 164-vote lead. Obenshain says it's too early to talk about a recount, but while he waits for the final numbers, he’s putting together a transition team-as permitted under state law.

The Pendulum Swings in the Race for AG

Nov 12, 2013
wjla.com

One week after Election Day, there is still no clear winner in the state race for Attorney General. It is still a very fluctuating match.

Things can change quickly in ANY race, and that is certainly no exception in the race for Virginia’s next Attorney General, between Republican Mark Obenshain and Democrat Mark Herring.

Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe says his first order of business after a very contentious campaign is to call lawmakers on the other side of the political aisle.

The Democrat says his goal during his term in office is to bring more jobs to the Commonwealth and build the economy, which can't be done without a bipartisan effort.

Campaign communication about immigration reform has an effect on voters from a variety of backgrounds.  That’s part of the analysis of an exit poll conducted statewide after this week’s vote in Virginia.

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