Daniel Gade concedes to Mark Warner in race for U.S. Senate

Daniel Gade concedes to Mark Warner in race for U.S. Senate
Republican Daniel Gade is challenging Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Warner in this year's November elections in Virginia. (Source: Gray DC)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Republican Daniel Gade has conceded to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia in the race for U.S. Senate.

Shortly after polls closed, the Associated Press called Warner the winner over Republican challenger Gade.

After the Associated Press made the announcement, Gade initially said he was not conceding and slammed the Associated Press for calling Sen. Mark Warner the winner of the race. That changed Wednesday morning in a social media post:

I’m a career servant of the Constitution, not a lifelong politician. I enlisted in the US Army as a private in 1992, and...

Posted by Daniel Gade on Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Warner is a former governor and current vice-chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Democrats haven’t lost a statewide election in Virginia since 2009.

Full election results, HERE.

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