Tue
Dec 19 2017
04:31 pm

The recount in one of the last (and the closest) Virginia House of Delegates races was just completed and Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds made up a ten vote election day deficit to eke out a one vote lead in the unofficial recount results. The results will need to be certified by a three-judge panel, but assuming the results are upheld and not contested in court, the Virginia House of Delegates will be evenly split between Democrats and Republicans (50-50):

http://www.dailypress.com/news/newport-news/dp-nws-newport-news-94th-district-recount-20171214-story.html

Of course, this is after Democrats won the overall popular vote in Virginia House of Delegate races by 9%. Gerrymandering held the damage for Republicans to sixteen seats.

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