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Democratic state Sen. Mark R. Herring took the lead in Virginia's attorney general race, but the race remains too close to call.
A last-minute change means Fairfax County voters who cast provisional ballots may face troubles getting them counted.
The Fairfax County Electoral Board has released the numbers from its canvass of the absentee votes from Tuesday's election, and the results are good news for Democratic attorney general candidate Sen. Mark Herring.
On Tuesday, Takoma Park, Md. became the first city in the United States to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in city elections.
The clock is ticking for Virginia voters who are casting absentee ballots in Tuesday's election.
Republican state Delegate LeRoy Myers is leaving the Maryland legislature to run for Washington County commissioner next year.
Candidates for attorney general of Virginia agree that public safety is their top priority. But in separate interviews with WTOP, Republican Mark Obenshain and Democrat Mark Herring say they have a different view of the role of the attorney general.
A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.