The recount in Virginia’s historically close race for attorney general has been scheduled for Dec. 17 and 18.
With a preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday, a three-judge panel has been named to oversee the recount for Virginia attorney general.
Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain asked for a recount Wednesday in his quest to overcome a 165-vote loss to Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring in the neck-and-neck race to become Virginia’s next attorney general.
Republican Mark Obenshain says he’s seeking a recount in the historically close race for Virginia attorney general.
With his Republican rival yet to concede the race for attorney general, Democrat Mark Herring is forging ahead, naming his inaugural committee.
The Democratic candidate for Virginia attorney general has maintained his thin lead over the Republican hopeful after the state certified the Nov. 5 ballot.b
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.
One week after Election Day, Virginia’s seesaw race for attorney general was still undecided Tuesday as local elections officials continued to certify provisional ballots.
The race for attorney general in Virginia remains undecided, with a recount looking increasingly likely.
State Sen. Mark Obenshain has won the Republican nomination for attorney general in Virginia 35 years after his father won the party’s U.S. Senate nomination.