Republican Keith Fimian has released a statement conceding defeat in the 11th Congressional District race against Rep. Gerald Connolly (D).
| November 9, 2010; 11:57 AM ET |
Categories: 2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian, Winners and Losers
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Republican Keith Fimian will concede defeat in Virginia's 11th congressional district contest Tuesday, paving the way for Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) to serve a second term in the seat.
With the race between Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and Oakton businessman Keith Fimian (R) in Virginia's 11th district still unresolved, the head of the Fairfax County GOP is suggesting that "there are several developments in the ... race that may call into question the accuracy of the current vote totals."
It's all (almost) over but the shouting in Virginia, which played host to four competitive congressional contests this cycle and a few more that were worth watching. Now that we've had all of 36 hours to digest the numbers, here are five interesting questions that emerged from the results.
| November 4, 2010; 12:21 PM ET |
Categories: 2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James P. Moran Jr., Keith Fimian, Morgan Griffith, Pat Herrity, Rick Boucher, Rob Wittman, Robert Hurt, Scott Rigell, Tom Perriello
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The race between Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and Keith Fimian (R) in Northern Virginia remains too close to call, with Connolly clinging to a narrow lead, and it may not be decided for several weeks.
As we await the results from the close race between Rep. Gerry Connolly (D) and his Republican challenger Keith Fimian, we have have started to receive reactions to the results so far. Here are some of them: Rep. Tom Perriello (D) congratulated state Sen. Robert Hurt, who defeated him in his bid for re-election. "Real change is not something that is measured in a year or two; I believe that our actions will ripple out for years to come,'' he said in a statement. "The best kind of politics is one that puts a sense of problem-solving ahead of political points, and I'm proud to have tackled the tough problems of our community and nation. We faced the brink of a depression and turned that around into nine straight months of private-sector job growth." Already, there are activists encouraging Perriello to run for chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia...
| November 2, 2010; 10:18 PM ET |
Categories: 2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Anita Kumar, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian, Mark Warner, Tom Perriello
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