Virginia Attorney General Race: Heading For A Recount

Virginia Attorney General Race: Heading For A Recount

The 2013 contest for attorney general is the closest statewide race in modern Virginia history. Three weeks after the election, we get some insight into when we might know for certain who the next commonwealth attorney general will be.

The 2013 contest for attorney general is the closest statewide race in modern Virginia history. On Monday, the State Board of Elections certified results declaring Sen. Mark R. Herring (D) the winner by 165 out of more than 2 million votes. That news is spurring challenger Sen. Mark D. Obenshain (R) to request a recount. Three weeks after the election, we get some insight into when we might know for certain who the next commonwealth attorney general will be.

Guests

Michael Pope

Northern Virginia reporter, WAMU 88.5; political reporter, Connection Newspapers; Author, "Hidden History of Alexandria, D.C." (The History Press)

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