In the special election tonight in VA’s 38th Senate district, republican Ben Chafin wins the special election with 60% of the vote. This gives republicans total control of the Senate with a count of 21, or +1 more than 50% of the Senate seats.

Details from WDBJ7: http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/republican-ben-chafin-wins-state-senate-special-election/27622528

 

Results:

NAMEVOTESPct.
38th Senate District   109 of 148 Precincts Reporting
A. Benton Chafin Jr. (R)17,44060%W
D.M. “Mike” Hymes (D)9,26432%
Rick Mullins (I)2,5128%