How a recount in the Virginia attorney general’s race would work

More than 2.2 million voted in the Virginia attorney general's race six days ago. As of Monday morning, Republican Mark Obenshain had a 17-vote lead over Democrat Mark Herring. If you are doing the math, that's a margin of .00077 percent.

The unbelievable narrowness of that margin means the race is headed for a recount. We broke down how that process would work -- and when it might finish -- in a Post TV segment. Check it out.

The race for attorney general in Virginia is so close, it's almost certain to head to a recount. So how would that work? (The Washington Post)

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.

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Chris Cillizza · November 11, 2013