With an evenly split Virginia Senate, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R), whose position is only part-time in the state of Virginia, will be the tiebreaker on party-line votes, increasing his status in the state.
Dec. 7, 2011 Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling arrives in Manassas to attend a small business roundtable. In Virginia, the lieutenant governor position is a part-time job, leading Bolling to work a second job as a vice president at Riggs, Counselman, Michaels and Downes, an independent insurance agency. Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post Buy Photo