» This Story:Read +|Watch +|Talk +| Comments

Virginia elects a new governor

Virginians went to the polls Tuesday for an off-year election with races for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and the state House of Delegates, and they handed the Republicans their first governor's race win since 1997 and first House gains since 2001.

Note: Please upgrade your Flash plug-in to view our enhanced content.

This Story
Contests serve as warning to Democrats: It's not 2008 anymore
Article | Off-year elections can be notoriously unreliable as predictors of the future, but as a window on how the political landscape may have changed in the year since President Obama won the White House, Tuesday's Republican victories in Virginia and New Jersey delivered clear warnings for the Democrats.

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
» This Story:Read +|Watch +|Talk +| Comments
© 2009 www.washingtonpost.com