Barbara Comstock is first Republican to lose her seat in Congress

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Virginia voters continue to abandon the GOP.

In the first House flip of the night, Democrat Jennifer Wexton has easily defeated Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA).

The Virginia Republican has long been seen as highly vulnerable. As the GOP under Trump lurched to the far right, Virginia, and particularly college-educated voters in the suburbs, moved to the left.

Comstock's lopsided loss, combined with Sen. Tim Kaine's easy reelection today, only adds to the GOP's woes in the Commonwealth.