40. State Sen. A. Donald McEachin 

His lines got erased, and it cost him. Democratic state Sen. Donald McEachin, who represents parts of Richmond and Henrico County, spent quite a bit of political capital this year on a redistricting plan to give Richmond a new state senate seat. His efforts were torpedoed; the new 22nd District leans hard right.

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