Advertisement

Warner projected to beat Gade for US Senate; Gade concedes

Published: Nov. 3, 2020 at 7:09 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 3, 2020 at 9:21 PM EST
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ/Gray DC) - US Senator Mark Warner has won re-election to the US Senate, beating Republican challenger Daniel Gade, according to Associated Press projections.

Warner, a former Virginia governor, had a 10-to-1 fundraising advantage.

Gade is a retired Lieutenant Colonel. He enlisted in the Army when he was 17, and was injured in combat multiple times, at one point losing his right leg. That experience led to time in the Bush administration, focused on veterans' affairs. He’s also been a professor, teaching political science, first at West Point, then American University.

He was aiming to become the first Republican elected to the US Senate from Virginia in more than a decade.

I’m a career servant of the Constitution, not a lifelong politician. I enlisted in the US Army as a private in 1992, and...

Posted by Daniel Gade on Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Copyright 2020 WDBJ. All rights reserved.