As the Northern Virginia numbers finally came in, several media outlets have called Virginia for Hillary Clinton.
With the early numbers coming in Donald Trump is outperforming Mitt Romney in rural areas of Virginia.
Trump is really outperforming Romney across rural Virginia
Areas in red = Trump > Romney pic.twitter.com/BpICADm3UO
— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) November 9, 2016
He is not doing as well in some of the suburban counties though:
Chesterfield Co (VA) now nearly all counted, per VA Election Board. Trump up 10K. Romney won by ~13K in 2012. Put a fork in DT for VA.
— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) November 9, 2016
Will update as the huge numbers from Northern Virginia roll in… Keep an eye on Fairfax and Barbara Comstock’s race.
The night is young.
UPDATE: With 43% reporting looking good for Barbara Comstock, this race is one that the Democrats are hoping to flip.
Comstock has now jumped out to a 56-44 lead in #VA10 w/ 43% of precincts reporting.
— Adam Wollner (@AdamWollner) November 9, 2016
In what was once Eric Cantor’s District, Dave Brat won his first re-election campaign in a very red Virginia district.
Rep. Dave Brat wins 7th District US House race
Jim Geraghty explains the plight of Virginia voting results:
.@EyeOnPolitics Fairfax reports last, Fairfax as a million folks, Fairfax is usually pretty heavily Democrat (occasional exceptions)
— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) November 9, 2016
Unofficially, reports have Barbara Comstock winning re-election. Will update when the numbers are in.
The AP is now calling the critical Virginia Representative race for Barbara Comstock.
.@AP projection just in: Barbara Comstock, GOP, elected U.S. House, District 10, Virginia.
— WTOP (@WTOP) November 9, 2016
Virginia is still too close to call, Trump maintains a narrow lead while we wait for Northern Virginia Votes to be tallied.