Election 2017

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With Democrats and Republicans so evenly split in the House of Delegates, members may be forced into a power-sharing agreement.   Virginia’s previous experience with power sharing had mixed results.

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A rollercoaster House of Delegates race won’t have a winner until after Christmas. Next Wednesday, the tied race will be decided by random selection. The process could determine party control of Virginia’s lower chamber.

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A court has now declared a tie in a Virginia legislative election that one day earlier appeared to have gone to a Democrat by a single vote, the latest dramatic twist in a contest likely to decide control of the state House.

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The old saying "every vote counts" may never have been more true than in Newport News Tuesday, as a recount there appears to have flipped the outcome and moved the House of Delegates to a 50-50 split.

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Election officials are combing through a handful of recounts this week while control of the House of Delegates hangs in the balance.