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|Virginia State Senate, District 6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||January 7, 2014|
was a 2014
special election Republican
candidate for District 6
of the Virginia State Senate
- See also: Virginia state legislative special elections, 2014
Lynwood Lewis (D) defeated Wayne Coleman (R) in the special election. Initial returns showed Lewis leading by only 22 votes, within the range of a recount. Official results published by the State Board of Elections declared Lewis the winner by nine votes, leading Coleman to seek a recount. Following the recount, Lewis was declared the winner by eleven votes.
The seat was vacant following Ralph Northam's (D) election as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia on November 5, 2013.
A special election for the position of Virginia State Senate District 6 was called for January 7. Candidates were nominated by their party rather than chosen through a primary.
|Virginia State Senate, District 6, Special Election, 2014
|| Wayne Coleman
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 sbe.virginia.gov, "Official candidate list," accessed December 13, 2013
- ↑ washingtonpost.com, "Va. Senate control hangs in balance as Democrat leads special election by 22 votes," January 7, 2014
- ↑ bradblog.com, "Another VA 'Recount' Coming: 9-Vote Margin in Special Election for Control of State Senate," January 10, 2014
- ↑ Washington Post, "Democrat wins Virginia Senate recount, giving Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s agenda a crucial boost," January 27, 2014
- ↑ Virginia Secretary of State, "Official special election results," accessed January 30, 2014
- ↑ wvec.com, "Special Election in Senate District 6 set for January 7th," December 6, 2013 (dead link)