Republican Mark Obenshain conceded the race for Virginia attorney general Wednesday as Democrat Mark Herring built an insurmountable lead in a recount, giving Democrats a top-of-the ticket sweep for the first time since 1989.
The Richmond Circuit Court judge who was expected to preside over the recount in the race for attorney general has recused himself.
With 164 votes separating them in the race for attorney general, Democrat Mark Herring and Republican Mark Obenshain dug in Wednesday, each announcing transition teams.
Democrat Mark R. Herring has widened his lead over Republican Mark R. Obenshain in the nail-biting race for attorney general in Virginia.
With less than 1,000 votes separating the candidates for attorney general, Virginia’s most populous county is trying to find out why an unusually low number of absentee ballots were cast in Tuesday’s election.
The race for attorney general in Virginia remains undecided, with a recount looking increasingly likely.
The mayoral race in Annapolis is too close to call with just 84 votes separating the two candidates before a count of absentee and provisional ballots.
New York’s attorney general sued Donald Trump for $40 million Saturday, saying the real estate mogul helped run a phony “Trump University” that promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars, and even failed to deliver promised apprenticeships.
State Sen. Brian Frosh said Monday he will be announcing his run for Maryland attorney general.
Del. Jon Cardin announced his campaign for Maryland attorney general on Monday, saying the next person to hold the office needs to be ready to stop harmful computer activity like identity theft and Internet bullying.