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A local breakdown of the Virginia governor's race

Check out the unofficial election results for the governor's race from across our designated market area in Southwest Virginia as well as the statewide results below.

Southwest Virginia Designated Market Area
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 15,059 22.93%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 49,972 76.09%
Clifford D. Hyra 613 0.93%
Write In 35 0.05%
Total 65,679 100.00%

 

Statewide
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam - Democratic 1,405,007 53.87%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie - Republican 1,172,533 44.96%
Clifford D. Hyra 29,303 1.12%
Write In 1,392 0.05%
Total 2,608,235 100.00%
     
City of Bristol, Virginia
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,240 28.90%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 3,004 70.02%
Clifford D. Hyra 43 1.00%
Write In 3 0.07%
     
Buchanan County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,062 23.39%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 3,449 75.95%
Clifford D. Hyra 27 0.59%
Write In 3 0.07%
     
Dickenson County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 958 27.82%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 2,458 71.39%
Clifford D. Hyra 25 0.73%
Write In 2 0.06%
     
Lee County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,305 19.54%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 5,288 79.19%
Clifford D. Hyra 82 1.23%
Write In 3 0.04%
     
City of Norton
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 287 33.37%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 560 65.12%
Clifford D. Hyra 11 1.28%
Write In 2 0.23%
     
Russell County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,506 22.44%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 5,144 76.65%
Clifford D. Hyra 60 0.89%
Write In 1 0.01%
     
Scott County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,089 17.74%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 4,996 81.39%
Clifford D. Hyra 51 0.83%
Write In 2 0.03%
     
Smyth County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,683 21.13%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 6,192 77.75%
Clifford D. Hyra 82 1.03%
Write In 7 0.09%
     
Washington County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 4,020 24.47%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 12,252 74.58%
Clifford D. Hyra 148 0.90%
Write In 8 0.05%
     
Wise County
Candidate Votes Percent
Ralph S. Northam 1,909 22.13%
Edward W. "Ed" Gillespie 6,629 76.85%
Clifford D. Hyra 84 0.97%
Write In 4 0.05%

If everyone who voted in our designated market area (DMA) voted for Gillespie, Gillespie would have won a measly 0.6% more of the vote. Here's what the statewide vote would have looked like.

If Everyone in DMA Voted for Gillespie
Candidate Votes Percent
Northam 1,389,948 53.29%
Gillespie 1,188,240 45.56%
Hyra 28,690 1.10%
Write In 1,357 0.05%
Total 2,608,235 100.00%

Data provided by the Virginia Board of Elections confirmed that urban areas in Eastern Virginia and Northern Virginia carried Northam to victory.


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