Only Northern Virginia (Alexandria and Fairfax Counties) is blue. That's government workers and subsidized housing. The rest of the state is red.
Jennifer Wexton just won the special election to replace Mark Herring, who is the new AG. This puts the State Senate in Dem hands if the new LG's former seat goes Dem (there were only a few votes separating the outcome). http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/...aaf_story.html
"Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken