Nov 6, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Democrat Jennifer Wexton unseats Rep. Barbara Comstock in Virginia

Democrat Jennifer Wexton waves in a sea of supporters

Democrat Jennifer Wexton. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

State Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) has won the election in Virginia's 10th district, unseating incumbent Republican congresswoman Barbara Comstock.

Why it matters: Comstock is the first incumbent of the night to lose in a House election, but she was considered one of the most vulnerable Republicans all cycle long and the NRCC was the only major GOP group to spend in her favor this cycle.

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