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Moderate GOP state senator to retire

A longtime state Sen. John Watkins will not seek another term after his term expires in 2016.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 04:23pm EST

Tags: Virginia Senate

Recount turns control of Va. Senate to Democrats

With a special election win along the Eastern Shore, Democrats will take control of the Virginia Senate.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 08:45pm EST

Tags: Virginia Senate, Lynwood Lewis, Wayne Coleman, recount, max smith

Wexton wins special election for Herring's Senate seat

Democrat Jennifer Wexton has won a special election for the 33rd Senate District, giving Democrats control of the state Senate.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 07:02am EST

Tags: Virginia Senate, Mark Herring, Jennifer Wexton, John Whitbeck, Joe May

Va. special election could shift state Senate control

Candidates are battling to the wire and rallying voters in Northern Virginia, but few residents have taken notice.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 05:05pm EST

Tags: Virginia Senate, Mark Herring, Joe May, John Whitbeck, Jennifer Wexton

Dems nominate Lewis to fill Va. Senate seat

Delegate Lynwood Lewis has won the Democratic nomination to replace Ralph Northam in the Virginia Senate.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 02:58pm EST

Tags: Delegate Lynwood Lewis, Ralph Northam, Virginia Senate

Cosgrove sworn in to Virginia Senate seat

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 08:51am EDT

Tags: John Cosgrove, Virginia Senate

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