Here We Go Again in Virginia!

Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Get ready for another recount, with control of the state Senate in the balance.

With all precincts reporting, Del. Lynwood W. Lewis Jr., D-Accomack, on Tuesday night led Republican Wayne Coleman by just 22 votes out of 20,379 cast in a special election for the Norfolk state Senate seat of Lt. Gov.-elect Ralph S. Northam.

The state Senate is now split with 20 Democrats and 20 Republicans. The lieutenant governor has the tiebreaking vote on most issues.

WaPo:

Del. Lynwood W. Lewis Jr. (D-Accomack) led Wayne Coleman (R), the owner of a Norfolk shipping company, by just 0.1 percent with all precincts reporting. That margin is well within the range for the loser to demand a recount paid for by local governments, although the numbers will first be subject to a canvass by local election boards before they are certified by the State Board of Elections.

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