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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 Percent
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 Percent
Scott Taylor (R)  172,586 62%
Shaun Brown (D)  106,979 38%

U.S. House District 3

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

U.S. House District 4

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

U.S. House District 5

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

U.S. House District 6

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

U.S. House District 7

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

U.S. House District 8

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

U.S. House District 11

Candidate Votes Percent
Gerry Connolly (D)  0 0%

Arlington County

County Board

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

School Board

2 seats

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

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

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


Town Council

6 seats

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

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

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

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

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

After one week on the job, Virginia’s Democratic governor remains optimistic about working with General Assembly.

Residents, local governments prepare for missed paychecks, shuttered federal buildings and lots of uncertainty.

The Republican who nearly beat Ed Gillespie for the gubernatorial nomination vowed to be a champion for the president’s policies in Congress.

At least five outlets sat on a story that in 2016 justifiably may have seemed like more of the same.

District-by-district, the Democrats are seeing big gains in special elections.

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