Republican Lead In Virginia Attorney General’s Race Falls To 17 Votes


State Sen. Mark Obenshain’s (R) lead in the Virginia attorney general’s race has fallen to just 17 votes over state Sen. Mark Herring (D), according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Monday.

Obenshain leads Herring 1,103,443 votes to 1,103,426 votes.

The latest numbers were a result of provisional ballots being counted following Tuesday’s Virginia elections. The attorney general’s race was too close to call on election night. At one point last week, Obenshain had a lead of more than 1,200 votes, according to the Times-Dispatch.

An official recount seems likely.