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Posted at 9:09 PM ET, 01/12/2010

Democrats claim GOP Fairfax seat in Virginia Senate

By Christopher Dean Hopkins

Defying recent voting trends that saw several Northern Virginia Republicans win big in November, Del. David W. Marsden (D-Fairfax) won a special election Tuesday night to represent a broad swath of southwestern Fairfax County in the Virginia Senate. He beat Republican Stephen M. “Steve” Hunt, a former Fairfax County School Board member. The results were to be certified late Tuesday night by the Fairfax County Electoral Board and Marsden is expected to be sworn in with the Senate's 39 other legislators at noon Wednesday. The seat was vacated when Republican Ken Cuccinelli was elected Attorney General in November.

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-- Derek Kravitz

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | January 12, 2010; 9:09 PM ET
Categories:  Virginia  
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YES! THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA IS STILL ALIVE AND KICKING!!! So much for single party Republican redistricting!!

Posted by: FairfaxIsBlue | January 12, 2010 9:20 PM | Report abuse

So any more comments about the demise of the Democratic Party in VA. It proves that Deeds was just a poor candidate and took down some Democrats with him.

Posted by: hoss516 | January 12, 2010 11:20 PM | Report abuse

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