In addition to the governor’s race, there are several other elections taking place in Virginia. Here’s the latest updates on the other races around the state.
At least two Republican incumbents lost, but the GOP turned back most challenges by Democrats to retain a solid majority in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe will be Virginia’s next governor, defeating Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli in a narrow race Tuesday.
Democratic state Sen. Ralph Northam on Tuesday defeated Republican E.W. Jackson for Virginia’s lieutenant governor, in a race sharply defined by social issues.
Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday said out-of-state figures such as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg were trying to overpower his supporters, pointing to an advertising landscape that has left him at a 2-to-1 disadvantage.
Disruptions to some services for elderly American Indians and other needy residents of reservations could linger despite the end of the government shutdown, tribal officials said Thursday.
The White House’s budget office says federal workers should expect to return to work Thursday morning as the partial government shutdown comes to an end.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate.
The two-month campaign in New Jersey between Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan ends amid a lingering federal government shutdown.
Playing out just across the Potomac River from shutdown central, the Virginia governor’s race has turned into a real-time test of Republican and Democratic positions in the congressional budget battle raging in the nation’s capital.