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The Latest: Democrat unseats northern Va. House GOP holdout

November 6, 2019 GMT
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, arrives to deliver his State of the Commonwealth address during a joint session of the Virginia Legislature in the House chambers at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Legislative elections in Virginia on Tuesday, Nov. 5 will determine whether Democrats gain control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, arrives to deliver his State of the Commonwealth address during a joint session of the Virginia Legislature in the House chambers at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Legislative elections in Virginia on Tuesday, Nov. 5 will determine whether Democrats gain control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s elections (all times local):

10:05 p.m.

One of the only remaining Republicans representing northern Virginia in the General Assembly has lost his bid for re-election.

Democrat Dan Helmer defeated Republican Tim Hugo in Tuesday’s race for a seat representing parts of Fairfax and Loudoun counties.

Hugo has served since 2003 in the House, where he is caucus chairman. His margin of victory two years ago was so thin the race went to a recount.

Helmer is an Army combat veteran and Rhodes scholar who lost the Democratic primary last year to challenge former U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock. He’s made gun control a key part of his platform.

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9:31 p.m.

A Democratic delegate has overcome a challenge from the Republican lawmaker she unseated two years ago.

Del. Wendy Gooditis beat Randy Minchew in Tuesday’s election to hold on to her seat representing parts of Loudoun, Frederick and Clarke counties.

Minchew challenged Gooditis after she defeated him in 2017. Gooditis, a real estate agent, was part of a wave of Democrats, mostly women, who swept into office amid voter displeasure with President Donald Trump.

Minchew, an attorney, previously represented the district for three terms.