Election Board: Herring wins Virginia attorney general race

November 25, 2013

The state Board of Elections on Monday certified Democrat Mark Herring as the winner of the Nov. 5 election for Virginia attorney general, even as the board chairman raised questions about the “integrity” of the vote tallies.

A recount seems likely in the closest-ever statewide election in Virginia history.

Herring, a state senator from Loudoun County, beat state Sen. Mark Obenshain (R), by 165 votes out of more than 2 million cast.

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Laura Vozzella covers Virginia politics for The Washington Post.
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