Timeline of Warner v. Gade Results

On Election night, supporters of Republican Daniel Gade were excited to see their candidate was still leading three hours after the polls closed. This animated timeline explains that what they were watching largely reflected the preference of Election Day voters, who favored the GOP. Later, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner surged ahead as localities tabulated huge blocks of early votes, which favored Democrats.

Source: Virginia Department of Elections

Nov. 16, 2020