Democrat Jennifer Wexton has unseated Rep. Barbara Comstock. Rep. Wexton promoted more serious gun safety, while Barbara Comstock continued to be one of the top ten NRA-funded House officials.
NBC calls the first flip of the night: Jennifer Wexton (D) wins VA-10
— Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) November 7, 2018
Comstock’s refusal to not do anything about gun violence was compounded this election cycle by her cowardice in hiding from questions about gun violence. It’s an important win for people who are sick of gun manufacturers making public health decisions with their pocket books. I guess we should send our thoughts and prayers to Barbara Comstock?
NRA DEFEAT: Gun safety champion Jennifer Wexton has defeated Rep. Barbara Comstock, a top recipient of NRA funding whose Virginia district was home to NRA headquarters. Wexton's campaign was backed by former congresswoman and gun violence survivor Gabby Giffords pic.twitter.com/5HXSmCQ0eD
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 7, 2018
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