9:00 p.m. update: Frederick and Fritz unofficial winners in local races
© Culpeper TimesWith 16 out of 16 precincts counted in Culpeper, Independent candidate Megan Revas Frederick will be the new Commonwealth's Attorney for Culpeper. Frederick came in with 10,268 votes (52.67%) to 9,200 (47.19%) for Walther. This is a special election, Frederick will assume her new position on Wednesday, Nov. 7.
Salem District will get a new representative in Republican candidate Alexa V. Fritz who beat out Independent Sanford Reaves Jr. 1,743 (52.50%) to 1,568 (47.23%).
The Culpeper Times congratulates both Megan Revas Frederick and Alexa V. Fritz and wishes them the best as they take on key leadership roles in Culpeper.
At this hour, Republican candidate Mitt Romney holds his lead over President Barack Obama with 774,006 (53.52%) to 647,521 (44.78%). Likewise, Republican George Allen leads Democrat Tim Kaine with 742,349 (53.13%) to 652,793 (46.72%).
Republican Eric Cantor continues his lead over Democratic challenger Wayne Powell with 105,595 (57.25%) to 78,502 (42.56%).
Both referendums have passed.