VA Election Results 2013: Terry McAuliffe Declared Winner by Slim Margin

The 2013 VA election results are still being counted but Fox News is projecting that Terry McAuliffe will be Governor of Virginia. 



It has been an extremely tight race. The early results had Ken Cuccinelli ahead, but the Democratic strongholds, like around Fairfax, were some of the last precincts to be counted and they appear to have given Terry McAuliffe the votes he needs to become the next governor of Virginia.

In the days that follow, expect the talking heads to read the tea leaves about what this race means for the national parties. But for now, Democrats have eked it out in VA.

It's worth noting, that as of time of writing, CNN is still declaring this race "too close to call."

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Michael was formerly special projects editor at Mic. Prior to that, he worked at the Open Society Foundations on electoral reform. A native Seattleite, he's still mad about the SuperSonics.

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