Ben Chafin Wins Special Election for Senate Seat - WSET.com - ABC13

Ben Chafin Wins Special Election for Senate Seat

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Republican Ben Chafin has won the 38th District Special Election for Senate Seat.

The Virginia Board of Elections' website says Chafin got 59% of the vote, compared to Democrat Mike Hymes with 32%.

If Chafin's victory is confirmed Republicans will control 21 seats in the Senate compared to the Democrats' 19.

Chafin will replace Democrat Phil Puckett who suddenly resigned in June.

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