As expected Democrats will file for a recount in the 28th district in Stafford County where Republican Bob Thomas leads by 82 votes. His opponent, Democrat Joshua Cole, has confirmed he will file for a recount.
In an unexpected action, Delegate G. Manoli Loupassi ( R-Richmond) has filed for a recount in his 68th district after conceding to Democrat Dawn Adams on election night. Adams won by 336 votes out of 39,000. If the results hold Adams, who has PhD in nursing, would be the first lesbian to serve in the House of Delegates, along with the first socialist and the first transgender woman. From the Richmond Times-Dispatch,
“We are requesting the recount just to make sure everything is in order here,” Loupassi said in a statement Thursday night.