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‘A Blue Tsunami Is Coming’: Internet Celebrates After Virginia Democrat Beats GOP Incumbent By One Vote

Four weeks after a historic blue wave propelled Democrats to sweeping electoral victories across the country, a race for the Virginia House of Delegates garnered, even more, media attention Tuesday after a recount declared Democrat Shelly Simonds the winner of her seat by a single vote over the GOP incumbent.

Yes, every vote counts. Simonds win shifts the balance of power in the House of Delegates out of Republicans’ hands for the first time in 18 years — and naturally, Twitter was in a celebratory mood.

Simonds fellow candidate for the Virginia House, Elizabeth Miller, pointed out the significance of the single-vote win.

“Never let anyone tell you your vote doesn’t matter,” Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards tweeted in response to the news.

The rest internet joined in to celebrate the important victory. Check out some of the reactions:

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