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Attorney General recount begins

Published On: Dec 16 2013 11:57:58 AM CST
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The recount for Virginia's Attorney General race is underway.

Counting begins in the three places today -- Fairfax County and the cities of Alexandria and Chesapeake. The rest of the state will join Tuesday and Wednesday.

A mere 165 votes separates Democrat Mark Herring and rRepublican Mark Obenshain.

The winner will replace current Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in January.

Challenged ballots will be heard Thursday in a Richmond court. Results should be in by Friday.