Winsome Sears is projected to become Virginia’s next lieutenant governor, according to NBC.
Sears is expected to defeat her Democratic opponent, Del. Hala Ayala.
Sears will be the Commonwealth’s first female lieutenant governor.
PROJECTED ELECTION RESULTS
Winsome Sears(R) 1,659,919 51%
Hala Ayala(D) 1,602,975 49%
95.4% of Precincts Reporting (2,723 / 2,855)