The campaign manager for Mark Herring, the declared winner in the Virginia Attorney General race, says they won the election because they ignored the conventional wisdom typically pushed by media pundits that supporting stronger gunShow More Summary
HOPEFUL: Republican attorney general candidate Mark Obenshain filed for a statewide recount on Wednesday. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Mark Obenshain‘s legal team on Wednesday filed for a recount of the attorney general’s race in which Democrat Mark Herring was certified the winner by 165 votes. Herring’s slim victory in...
RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - Lawyers for the losing Republican candidate in a tight race for Virginia attorney general filed a petition in Richmond Circuit Court on Wednesday for a recount of the votes.
CNN reports on a possible election recount in Virginia: The Republican in Virginia’s attorney general race will request a recount after the official results released Monday showed state Sen. Mark Obenshain behind Democratic state Sen. Show More Summary
It's official. Democrat Mark Herring has won Virginia's election for Attorney General, by 165 votes. Final tallies were certified yesterday, but with such a thin margin, a recount may be on the horizon. Or not. There is another way for...Show More Summary
(CNN) - The Republican in Virginia's attorney general race will request a recount after the official results released Monday showed state Sen. Mark Obenshain behind Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring by a razor-thin margin of about.007%. Obenshain lost by 165 votes out of 2.2 million, marking the closest statewide race in Virginia's history. His […]
John Whitbeck, chairman of Virginia's 10th Congressional District Republican Committee, announced Monday> that he will run for Attorney General-Elect Mark Herring's open state senate seat -- barring any changes from a potential statewide recount. The post Party Chairman Who Told Anti-Semitic Joke At Cuccinelli Rally Is Now Running For Office appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • VA-AG: On Monday, the Virginia State Board of Elections certified Democrat Mark Herring as the winner in the state's ultra-tight contest for attorney general, giving him a 165-vote victory over Republican Mark Obenshain. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell weighed in on the commonwealth's mental health system Tuesday, more than a week after state Sen. Creigh Deeds' son stabbed his father repeatedly before killing himself. In an interview with radio station WTOP, the Republican governor also said he thinks the GOP candidate in the Virginia attorney general's race […]
WITH QUESTION: SBE Chairman Charlie Judd voted to certify the results in the state attorney general race “with question.” By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau RICHMOND, Va. — A law championed by Democrat Creigh Deeds could give Republican Mark Obenshain the tools to erase Mark Herring‘s 165-vote margin in Virgina’s attorney general’s race. Deeds,...
RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - Virginia's State Board of Elections certified Democratic state Senator Mark Herring on Monday as the winner of a hotly contested race for attorney general by the narrowest of margins.
This will still likely drag on for weeks, but Democrat Mark Herring was officially declared the winner Monday of the Virginia Attorney General's race by just 165 votes out of more than two million votes cast over Republican Mark Obenshain -- 1,103,777 to 1,103,612. If the r …
This will still likely drag on for weeks, but Democrat Mark Herring was officially declared the winner Monday of the Virginia Attorney General's race with just a 165-vote lead out of more than two million votes cast over Republican Mark Obenshain -- 1,103,777 to 1,103,612. …
Attorney General-elect Mark Herring (D) The Virginia State Board of Elections has certified Democrat Mark Herring as the winner in the state's ultra-tight contest for attorney general, giving him a 165-vote victory over Republican Mark Obenshain. Show More Summary
(CNN) - The Republican who lost by a sliver in Virginia's attorney general will wait a few more days before deciding whether to request a recount, his campaign said Monday. The announcement came the same day as Virginia's Board of Election's ruled that Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring officially beat Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain […]
Democrat Mark Herring kept his 165-vote edge over Republican Mark Obenshain in the cliffhanger race for attorney general after the State Board of Elections completed its certification Monday of the closest statewide race in modern Virginia history.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a motion to intervene and defend the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a lawsuit challenging it, the AP reports: New York-based gay rights group Lambda Legal contends West Virginia’s Defense of...
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today filed a motion to intervene in the federal marriage equality lawsuit filed last month by three gay couples. Morrisey's filing reads in part: "The State intervenes...for the sole and...Show More Summary
The Virginia Attorney General race looks like it's coming down to a recount and a decision by the courts. Not good. Right now, Democrat Mark Herring holds a 174-vote lead over Republican Mark Obenshain, despite Republicans' efforts to...Show More Summary
Neil MacBride, the former U.S. attorney for Eastern District of Virginia, is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell's Washington office as a partner, the firm said today. After four years overseeing high-profile investigations and prosecutions of government leakers, terrorists and corrupt...