ELECTION RESULTS: Virginia’s 33rd State Senate District

Check here after the votes are counted to see who won the race for control of the Virginia Senate.

Jennifer Wexton will be the next 33rd District senator in the Virginia General Assembly.
Jennifer Wexton will be the next 33rd District senator in the Virginia General Assembly.

IT'S OVER: Leesburg Today reports that Wexton has won Virginia's 33rd State Senate special election.


UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: According to the State Board of Elections website, 40 of 51 precincts have reported and Wexton leads by about 3,000 votes of more than 19,000 ballots cast). She has about 53 percent of the reported vote, to Whitbeck's 37 percent. Joe May has about 10 percent of the vote.

UPDATE 8:05 p.m. Whitbeck wins two precincts in Loudoun.

UPDATE 8 p.m.: Wexton takes all 10 33rd precincts in Fairfax.

UPDATE 7:50 p.m.: Wexton has won nine of 10 precincts in Fairfax County, and so far has won every precinct that has reported in Loudoun. Some Loudoun precincts are as close as one, two or three votes.

UPDATE 7:42 p.m.: First six of 10 precincts in Fairfax County to report vote for Wexton.

UPDATE 7:40 p.m.: First 10 precincts in Loudoun to report all vote for Wexton.

UPDATE 7:25 p.m.: First four precincts to report in Loudoun (of 39 in the county) all go for Wexton.

UPDATE Jan. 21 7:15 p.m.: Polls are closed. No precincts have yet reports, but results are likely to begin rolling shortly.

Initial story:

The anticipated snow did not stop the special election for Virginia’s 33rd State Senate seat from going forward, so voters are now hitting the polls, encouraged by the county head out early.

We’ll follow the count tonight and report the winner here. Who will it be: Jennifer T. Wexton, the Democrat; John C.L. Whitbeck Jr., the Republican; or Joe T. May, the Republican turned Independent?

Haven’t voted yet? Get info about the election.


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