The news said, "Voting turnout was low overall, but still good for an 'off season election.'"
Virginia was being watched because it was the only state where the republican guy didn't "distance" himself from ties with President George Bush Jr., and now that they lost by about 100,000 votes, I bet when elections come in 2008, you'll see a lot more GOP candidates going, "We... ah... no, never thought he was... ah... yeah... um..."
This is unless GWB pulls some media miracle, which could happen since he's got 3 years to turn his image around, but judging from the recent political snafus, like his VP supporting torture, this is less and less likely.
Anyone see Senator McCain on the Daily Show? God, he's trying so hard not to say his party sucks. He reminds me when I worked at AOL.