A jail sentence and an eleventh-hour police raid on his law office didn't stop Virginia Del. Joe Morrissey from winning a special election to retain his seat Tuesday.
Morrissey, running as an independent, was back in jail for the night when unofficial returns showed he won the special election with 42 percent of the vote to Democrat Kevin Sullivan's 33 percent and Republican Matt Walton's 24 percent, according to the Washington Post.
But if lawmakers have their way, Morrissey won't stay a delegate for long.
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