- Associated Press - Sunday, November 18, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia Republican seeking a state House seat is asking for a recount after he lost a GOP primary by one vote.

News outlets report that Jimmy Ayers is calling for a recount after initial results show him losing to rival Ronnie Campbell by one vote.

Republicans in the 24th state House district voted Saturday to pick a nominee for a seat currently held by GOP Del. Ben Cline, who won a seat in Congress earlier this month. The district stretches from the West Virginia border to the Lynchburg area.

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Initial results show Campbell won 1,068 votes to 1,067 votes.

Republican House Speaker Kirk Cox said Sunday he supports a recount.

Democrats picked Christian Worth of Lexington Saturday as their candidate.

The general election is set for Dec. 18.

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