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Obenshain to ask for recount in Attorney General’s race

Mark Herring and Mark Obenshain

Mark Herring and Mark Obenshain

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Republican Attorney General candidate Mark Obenshain will “formally request a recount,” his campaign announced Tuesday.

Obenshain’s legal team plans to address the recount in a Wednesday conference call.

Obenshain trails Democrat Mark Herring by 165 votes, according to the Virginia State Board of Elections. More than 2.2 million votes were cast in the race.