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Mason holds serve in the 93rd District

Mason holds serve in the 93rd District

WILLIAMSBURG — Del. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, became the first incumbent to be re-elected in the 93rd House District since 2009 Tuesday.

Mason overcame the turnout problem Democrats in the district have had in "off, off year" elections and beat Republican challenger Lara Overy 55 percent to 45 percent in unofficial returns. The vote count was 8,903 for Mason and 7,345 for Overy.

Mason won Williamsburg and Overy won York County, the battlegrounds were the portions of the district in James City County and in Newport News.

Mason credited a good campaign operation.

"We had a phenomenal field operation, a phenomenal campaign operation over...