Winners declared in races across Virginia

Winners declared in races across Virginia

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Rep. incumbent Dave Brat said he would not be conceding Tuesday night as Dem. Abigail Spanberger has claimed victory in the 7th District.

Virginia elections are being called all across the state, while some are still too close to call.

  • Republican Ben Cline of Virginia wins open US House seat, defeating Democrat Jennifer Lewis.
  • Democrat Jennifer Wexton of Virginia elected to US House, defeating Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock.
  • Republican Morgan Griffith of Virginia re-elected to the US House, defeating Democrat Anthony Flaccavento.
  • Republican Rob Wittman of Virginia re-elected to the US House, defeating Democrat Vangie Williams.

The 7th District race is still too close to call.

  • Republican Denver Riggleman will take the 5th District Congressional seat, winning over hopeful Leslie Cockburn, according to the Associated Press.
  • Democrat Donald McEachin will keep his seat in the 4th Congressional District, as he defeated hopeful Ryan McAdams on Tuesday.

Two precincts in Chesterfield to remain open until 9 p.m. by court order. Chesterfield County Registrar confirms SpringRun and Birkdale are staying open due to a court order because there was an insufficient number of poll books.

Eric Perry is still getting reports of long lines and issues at the polls.

Jasmine Turner is taking a look at voter turnout, which included long lines in numerous places as the polls opened.

“We’re proud to have as many people turn out that turned out today. Send your message. Let everyone know ‘I did my part.’” Many precincts are reporting long lines so far today. At Providence Middle School more than 900 votes had been cast by noon. What are you seeing at the polls today?! Let us know!

Posted by Jasmine Turner NBC12 on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Turnout is expected to be about 60-70 percent in the 7th District, according to VPAP.org.

Eric Perry is looking into reports of problems with ballot-counting machines.

It's election day! Are you seeing any issues at the polls? If so, let me know!

Posted by Eric Perry NBC12 on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Rep. Dave Brat voted this morning at Shady Grove Elementary.

Congressman Dave Brat is heading to the polls this morning at Shady Grove Elementary

Posted by NBC12 on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Alex Whittler was at Heritage Methodist Home when Sen. Tim Kaine cast his ballot this morning.

Gov. Ralph Northam and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney stood in line together to vote.

Olivia Ugino was at Deep Run High School this morning as District 7 Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger voted.

Good morning! Abigail Spanberger is set to vote at Deep Run High School in a few minutes. Olivia Ugino has all you need to know about casting your ballot.

Posted by NBC12 on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Long lines were common this morning when the polls opened.

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