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Who’s winning Virginia: Live election results

Election Nov. 8. Get information about how to vote in Virginia here. See primary results here.

What's happening in Virginia
Updated Nov. 8 at 10:45 p.m.

All of Virginia's House seats have been decided; one switched hands, going to Democrats. Republicans have held seven seats, while Democrats have held three. Every House seat is up for election every two years.

Virginia voted for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic former secretary of state, in Tuesday’s presidential election.

Past votes

Voters in Virginia have picked the winning candidate in election cycles since 1972. In 2012, they voted for with % of the vote. Below, look at the winner and margin of victory in the state, and which candidates went on to win the election.

Elected president

2012 presidential results
Local Elections

U.S. House District 1

Candidate Votes Pct.
Rob Wittman (R)  221,826 61%
Matt Rowe (D)  130,320 36%
Gail Parker (I)  12,150 3%

U.S. House District 2

Candidate Votes Pct.
Scott Taylor (R)  172,586 62%
Shaun Brown (D)  106,979 38%

U.S. House District 3

Candidate Votes Pct.
Robert Scott (D)  199,748 67%
Marty Williams (R)  99,047 33%

U.S. House District 4

Candidate Votes Pct.
Donald McEachin (D)  191,939 57%
Michael Wade (R)  143,261 43%

U.S. House District 5

Candidate Votes Pct.
Tom Garrett (R)  206,577 58%
Jane Dittmar (D)  147,656 42%

U.S. House District 6

Candidate Votes Pct.
Robert Goodlatte (R)  223,915 67%
Kai Degner (D)  111,699 33%

U.S. House District 7

Candidate Votes Pct.
Dave Brat (R)  217,968 58%
Eileen Bedell (D)  158,692 42%

U.S. House District 8

Candidate Votes Pct.
Donald Beyer (D)  245,775 69%
Charles Hernick (R)  98,123 27%
Julio Gracia (I)  14,617 4%

U.S. House District 9

Candidate Votes Pct.
Morgan Griffith (R)  212,666 69%
Derek Kitts (D)  87,822 28%
Janice Boyd (I)  9,098 3%

U.S. House District 10

Candidate Votes Pct.
Barbara Comstock (R)  204,019 53%
LuAnn Bennett (D)  181,977 47%

U.S. House District 11

Candidate Votes Pct.
Gerry Connolly (D)  0 0%

Arlington County

County Board

Candidate Votes Pct.
Libby T. Garvey 72,542 72%
Audrey R. Clement 28,781 28%

School Board – 2 seats

Candidate Votes Pct.
Nancy Van Doren 81,688 54%
Tannia Talento 69,562 46%

Question 1 Bond issue: $58,785,000 for capital projects for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and other transit, pedestrian, road or transportation projects

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 90,739 78%
No 25,134 22%

Question 2 Bond issue: $19,310,000 for capital projects for local parks and recreation, and land acquisition for parks and open space

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 87,178 76%
No 28,200 24%

Question 3 Bond issue: $98,850,000 for capital projects for county facilities, joint county schools projects, information technology and other county infrastructure

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 85,515 75%
No 28,996 25%

Question 4 Bond issue: $138,830,000 for capital projects for Arlington Public Schools

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 91,992 80%
No 23,733 20%


Town Council – 6 seats

Candidate Votes Pct.
Jennifer K. Baker 5,650 15%
Grace Han Wolf 4,977 13%
Sheila A. Olem 4,822 12%
William J. "Bill" McKenna 4,764 12%
Jeffrey L. Davidson 4,616 12%
Signe V. Friedrichs 3,957 10%
Connie H. Hutchinson 3,908 10%
David A. "Dave" Kirby 3,377 9%
Roland B. Taylor 2,486 6%


Candidate Votes Pct.
Lisa C. Merkel 5,928 68%
Jasbinder Singh 2,785 32%

Fairfax County

Question 1 Charging meals tax up to 4 percent to fund county schools/some capital improvements approximately $100 million per year to county coffers

Candidate Votes Pct.
No 286,543 54%
Yes 246,169 46%

Question 2 To approve a $120 million bond issuance for various transportation improvements

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 343,524 65%
No 183,727 35%

Question 3 To approve a $107 million bond issuance for county parks

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 343,786 65%
No 184,775 35%

Question 4 To approve a $85 million bond issuance to finance the construction of new community centers, homeless shelters and other human services

Candidate Votes Pct.
Yes 333,359 63%
No 198,638 37%

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