Gecker concedes race for VA Senate seat - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

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Gecker concedes race for VA Senate seat

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Democrat Dan Gecker has conceded the race for the 10th District Senate seat in Virginia to Republican Glen Sturtevant

Gecker made the announcement in a Facebook post:

Friends, I wanted to let everyone know I spoke with Glen minutes ago. I congratulated him on his win and for a close and hard fought campaign. I believe deeply that the issues we ran on will in time reflect the view of majority of citizens in this area—especially health care, equal access to education and even finding ways to end gun violence.

While Gecker held a lead with more than 75 percent of precincts reporting, Powhatan swung the balance in Sturtevant's favor.

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