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Virginia Democrats want McAuliffe as Governor Again


On June 8th, Virginia held the primaries for the Democratic Party and elected Terry McAuliffe one more time to take a seat for the race in Governor as the nominee. He had four Democratic opponents for the nomination, including the current Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax. McAuliffe will run for the Governor against the Republican nominee, Glenn Youngkin, a former private equity executive.

The absolute voting majority (62.3% as of 10:23 PM ET) for Terry McAuliffe today means the Virginian Democrats favor his leadership.

The Lieutenant Governor nominees are still being counted, but Hala Ayala is (39%) is ahead, compared to Sam Rasoul (25.3%) or Mark Levine(11.8%) as of 10:37 PM ET.

Mark Herring (56.6%), the incumbent Attorney General was nominated again for a chance at one more term.

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