The recount in Virginia’s historically close race for attorney general has been scheduled for Dec. 17 and 18.
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.
Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a closely divided state with conservative roots.
The Virginia Supreme Court has refused to immediately review a lower court’s refusal to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the General Assembly’s authority to redraw its congressional districts a year late.