TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. (WVVA) - Republican Travis Hackworth is the new Virginia state senator for District 38.
Hackworth beat Democrat Laurie Buchwald in the special election on March 23 to fill the late Ben Chafin's seat, who died of COVID-19 on New Year's Day.
The 38th District includes includes all of Tazewell, Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Pulaski and Russell counties, plus the cities of Norton and Radford and parts of Montgomery, Smyth, and Wise counties.
106 of 106 precincts reporting:
(D) Laurie Buchwald: 5,724 votes, 24.15%
(R) Travis Hackworth: 17,943 votes, 75.69%
Write-In: 39 votes, 0.16%