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CNN projects that Glenn Youngkin will win the race for governor in Virginia, defeating former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Republicans hadn’t won a statewide election in Virginia since 2009. Virginia has a history of electing a governor from the opposite party of the recently elected president. McAuliffe’s win in 2013 during President Barack Obama’s second term was an outlier during decades of an “opposite party streak”.

www.nytimes.com)Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a longtime fixture in the national Democratic Party, is seeking a new term in a race widely viewed as a bellwether for the midterm elections. His opponent, Glenn Youngkin, a former private equity executive, has made hot-button cultural issues central to his campaign. Read more » (Source:

2021 Virginia Governor Election Results

CNN projects that Republican Glenn Youngkin will win the race for governor in Virginia, defeating former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Republicans hadn’t won a statewide election in Virginia since 2009. Virginia has a history of electing a governor from the opposite party of the recently elected president. McAuliffe’s win in 2013 during President Barack Obama’s second term was an outlier during decades of an “opposite party streak.” CNN projects that Winsome Sears will win the race for lieutenant governor in Virginia, defeating Hala Ayala. Sears will be the first woman to hold the role and the first woman of color to win statewide office in Virginia. CNN projects that Jason Miyares will win the race for attorney general in Virginia, defeating Mark Herring. (Source: www.cnn.com)

Glenn Youngkin Wins Virginia Governor Race; Terry Mcauliffe Concedes : Npr

Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor race; Terry McAuliffe concedes Voters in Virginia have elected Youngkin as the next governor after years of Democratic control, according to the AP. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe conceded Wednesday morning. (Source: www.npr.org)

Virginia's Race for Governor Is a Test for Democrats' — and Trump's — Staying Power

Youngkin's win restores some power that Republicans lost in a state that has turned increasingly blue. During President Donald Trump's time in office, Republicans lost control of the state legislature and three congressional seats. Democrats still hold both of the U.S. Senate seats and the majority of the state's congressional delegation. 

 

 

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