The parties may have to reach a power-sharing agreement to avoid chaos in the House. The victory means a rare power-sharing agreement may have to be brokered between Democrats and Republicans. Anderson said the judges took the filled in bubble for Yancey, which was not crossed out, as intent to vote for the GOP House candidate.
Shelly Simonds beat three-term incumbent Republican Del.
A single vote in a House of Delegates election in Virginia is all that separated Democrat Shelly Simonds and Republican David Yancey after a recount Tuesday, in a result that will likely give Democrats partial control of the body for the first time in almost 20 years.
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According to police, the woman's father reported her missing and called 911 saying he hadn't seen his daughter in nearly two days. Police reportedly spent up to 90 minutes trying to catch the dogs, which are now with Goochland Animal Control.
He said the ballot in question contained a mark for Democrat Shelly Simonds as well as a mark for Republican Del.
On Wednesday, officials were recounting ballots cast in Richmond's District 68, where the Democrat leads by 336 votes. The Newport News Board of Elections announced the one-vote victory today. Simonds edged incumbent Republican Delegate David Yancey by one vote in the 94th House District. She asked that the votes be recounted. "There weren't any ballots going to the judges", Simonds said, adding with a laugh: "You can call me landslide Shelly as long as you call me delegate". "This is part of a huge wave election in Virginia where voters came out in record numbers to force a change in Virginia, and I'm really proud to be part of that change and part of that wave election".
A Republican delegate in Fairfax County held onto his seat following his district's recount last week.
The statement continued, "The State Board of Elections will publicly meet to make a determination by drawing lots, after which the loser may request an additional recount".
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It's too early to tell if H3N2 will continue to be the predominant strain or whether H1N1 will surpass it, Brammer said. Qualifying children and adolescents can receive flu vaccine provided by the Texas Vaccines for Children program.
NY police investigating Russell Simmons rape claims
A representative for the mogul issued an existing statement from Simmons in which he "vehemently" denied "all these accusations". On Thursday, Simmons began to mount a public defense of himself on Instagram using the hashtag #NotMe .
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Wright's body was found in a swampy field outside of Memphis on July 28, 2010, 10 days after the 34-year-old was reported missing. Police believe that Turner and Sherra knew each other at the time of the murder, and worked with a third person to help them.
Fort Snelling wreath-laying ceremony honors veterans
Volunteers hope to cover more than 5,000 graves with a holiday wreath at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Saturday at noon. The Wreaths Across America caravan traveled earlier this month from Columbia Falls, Maine, where the wreaths were made.