Virginia Republicans look set to hold onto their Senate majority in
the Old Dominion, amid aggressive campaigning by Democrat Gov. Terry
It is a big defeat for McAuliffe, a close ally for Hillary Clinton,
and a big defeat for New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg, who donated
heavily to Democrats in the hope of winning the Virginia electoral
fights on a promise of more gun-control.
Republicans beat back two serious challengers Tuesday, holding onto seats in the suburbs of Richmond and the Hampton Roads area.
In another hotly contested race, Republican Hal Parrish holds a lead
over Democrat Jerry McPike. If Parrish holds onto his lead, it would
represent a Republican gain, as the two are battling to replace a