The delay follows an announcement that the Democratic candidate will challenge the race's vote count in court.
A dramatic race for a seat in Virginia's House of Delegates took another turn Tuesday as the Virginia State Board of Elections postponed a lot draw to determine victor of a House of Delegates race.
The Virginia State Board of Elections plans to break the tie picking the candidates' names out of a bowl on Wednesday.
Virginia's House would be evenly split between Democrats and Republicans if Simonds is declared the victor.
The race in the Newport News-area 94th District is now tied between Republican Del.
That decision turned the race, which a recount panel had declared a one-vote victory for Simonds, into a tie.
"My opponent made an end run around the clear rules of the recount", Simonds said during a conference call with reporters.
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Simonds appeared to have lost November's election by 10 votes. A day later, a court in Newport News declared a tie.
Yancey's attorneys told the court that a Republican election official was "confused" about election guidelines. David Yancey a day after the recount.
The Simonds campaign filed its motion electronically.
The ballot shows the voter filled in the bubble for both Yancey and Simonds, but there was a line through the bubble for Simonds.
Simonds and her attorneys are asking to delay drawing the name of the victor tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.
Gretchen Heal, a spokeswoman for the Yancey campaign, declined to comment Tuesday on the Simonds campaign's planned litigation. A lawsuit is pending over the results of a hotly contested race in the 28th District in the Fredericksburg area.