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Hugo Leads Tanner by Less Than One-Half Percent - Source Connection news papers

Posted on Nov 09,2017
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Del. Tim Hugo (R-40) won more precincts than Democrat Donte Tanner. But his margins in places like the Reagan Precinct were slim. Tanner won fewer precincts overall, but he was able to turn out large numbers in places like the Centreville Precinct. Virginia Public Access Project

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FAIRFAX - Del. Tim Hugo (R-40) was behind Donte Tanner (D) by 68 votes on Election night. Then, as canvassing continued at the elections offices the day after, Tanner was behind by 115 votes. All the results were unofficial as The Connection sent pages to press on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

If Tanner were to win, it would provide one of the more surprising victories of the night, showing the reach of the wave Democrats were riding this year.

The canvas will be complete in the two counties (District 40 spans Fairfax and Prince William counties) on Monday, Nov. 13 and results sent to Richmond for certification, said Steve Hunt, an election official in Fairfax.

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