Mark Herring wins re-election for Virginia Attorney General

RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ7) Mark Herring has been re-elected to serve as Virginia's Attorney General.

According to his campaign website, Herring is helping survivors of sexual assault pursue justice by eliminating a three-decade-old backlog of more than 2,000 untested rape kits.

Herring served as a state Senator representing Loudoun and Fairfax counties. He also served on Loudoun County’s Board of Supervisors, and was a small business owner, running a private practice in his hometown of Leesburg where he has practiced law for more than 20 years.

Herring received a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia, and graduated with honors from the University of Richmond School of Law.

Mark Herring and his wife, Laura have two children.