shelly simonds

Republicans in Virginia warn against delay in settling election

Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates argue in legal motions that Democratic efforts to compel a circuit court to reconsider its decision allowing a questionable ballot to be recounted are frivolous and are delaying the organization of the new House for the coming legislative year.

Virginia delays tie-breaking drawing in House of Delegates race

The tie-breaker to settle a dramatic race for a seat in Virginia's House of Delegates has been delayed, after lawyers representing Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds filed a motion asking a trio of circuit court judges to reconsider their decision to allow a controversial ballot to be counted as a vote cast for her Republican opponent David Yancey.