Virginia

 

Roxanne Cortner

Nov. 4, 2020

 

Virginia is a crucial state in the 2020 election cycle. Joe Biden wins Virginia with 53.9% of the votes in the 2020 presidential election earning 13 electoral college votes. President Trump took 44.7% of the votes. 93% of the vote total has been reported.

Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner, wins re-election to the U.S. Senate with 55.6% of the votes.  Warner was first elected in 2008 and has served as Virginia’s U.S. Senator since 2009. Both senators representing Virginia are democrats.

 

Virginia’s second and fifth district were races to watch in the House of Representatives. Democratic incumbent representative, Elaine Luria, wins Virginia’s second district over republican candidate Scott Taylor, who was trying to win back the seat he held for one term in 2017. Republican candidate, Bob Good, wins Virginia’s fifth district over Democrat Cameron Webb who served on Obama’s healthcare team. 

Virginia represents the House of Representatives 3-2 with democrats holding a majority of Virginia’s seats.

 

Votes are still waiting to be counted from 113 counties. Virginia is allowing postmarked mail-in ballots to be counted if they arrive by November 6, 2020.

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