Mark Obenshain Seeking Recount in Attorney General Race

Richmond, VA - As expected, Republican Mark Obenshain says he is seeking a recount in the closely contested Attorney General race.

Obenshain announced his intention Tuesday-- saying he would formally request the recount Wednesday.

After the results were certified, Obenshain trails Democrat Mark Herring by 165 votes.

Candidates can request a recount at taxpayer expense if the difference between the two is less than .5%.