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Your complete 2019 Virginia election results

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Posted at 6:11 PM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-05 18:18:56-05

RICHMOND, Va. — All 140 seats in the Virginia General Assembly were up for grabs Tuesday. Republicans went into Election Day with control the House of Delegates with 51 seats to Democrats’ 48, and the state Senate with 20 seats to Democrats’ 19, with one vacancy in each chamber.

Polls close at 7 p.m. ET. Click here for updated election results.

Republicans have not won a statewide race since 2009, but they have held on to both the Senate since 2014 and House since 1999 by slim margins.

Democrats are within striking distance of taking either chamber. If they were to win both, this would position the party to control the next round of redistricting ahead of the 2020 census.

Democrats have poured a record-breaking amount of money into the state legislature races. Virginia has long been a bellwether for national wins but has drifted left in recent years.

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court held that the Republican-led Virginia House did not have the legal right to challenge a lower court opinion that struck down several district maps; the lower court had found those maps were drawn as an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. The ruling means the court-ordered maps that favored Democrats will continue to be used.