McAuliffe Wins Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial PrimaryEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination for Virginia governor. McAuliffe will face Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin in the general election in November. Republicans have not won a statewide race in Virginia in more than a decade. Virginia’s term limits don’t allow for governors to serve consecutive terms. McAuliffe previously served from 2014 to 2018. “Folks, we launched this campaign about six months ago on the simple idea that Virginia has some very big challenges ahead,” McAuliffe said in a speech Tuesday night. “And I’ve said, we’ve got to go big, we’ve got to be bold, and we need seasoned leadership to move us forward and to lift up all Virginians.” Virginia is the only state in the nation with an open race for governor this year, and the contest is expected to be closely watched as a barometer of voter sentiment in each party heading into …Read More

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