A Democrat Senator who barely won re-election in 2014 faces a fresh challenge from a former representative and Navy SEAL in Virginia.
Mark Warner (D-Va.) ended up with 49.1 percent of the vote in 2014, with Republican challenger Ed Gillespie garnering 48.3 percent. The final gap was around 18,000 votes.
The race was initially too close to count, reported NBC Washington, which called the margin “razor-thin.” While votes were still being counted, Warner declared victory.
Gillespie didn’t concede on election night but ultimately decided not to seek re-election and conceded three days later.
Now Warner, faces…