President Barack Obama was elected to a second four-year term on Tuesday, unofficially winning 332 electoral votes and taking 50 percent of the popular vote in his race with Republican Mitt Romney and several third-party candidates.
CNN is projecting that Democrat Barack Obama will win Virginia and its 13 electoral votes.
With 94 percent of precincts reporting in Virginia as of 11:45 p.m., Democrat Barack Obama has taken a 43,000-vote lead over Republican Mitt Romney.
Fox News, CNN and MSNBC are all projecting Barack Obama the winner of the 2012 presidential election.
Democrat Barack Obama leads the presidential voting in Staunton with only absentee votes still needing to be counted.
Republican Mitt Romney won the presidential voting in Waynesboro.
Mitt Romney rolled to a convincing but expected victory in voting for president in Augusta County.
Two of Waynesboro’s four voting wards are reporting as of 8:40 p.m.
As of the 8:30 p.m. update from the Virginia State Board of Elections, Republican Mitt Romney had a 136,000-vote lead over Democrat Barack Obama in Virginia.