June 27, 2022
Terry McAuliffe does not back down as he continues to be in Virginia’s election
Democrat Terry McAuliffe is not backing out of the Virginia governor’s race, as he trailed Republican Glenn Youngkin by about 100,000 votes Tuesday night. Mr. McAuliffe came on stage to speak to supporters at his election night party in McLean around 10:30 p.m. The Democrat gave no indication of backing down. “There’s still plenty of…

Democrat Terry McAuliffe is not backing out of the Virginia governor’s race, as he trailed Republican Glenn Youngkin by about 100,000 votes Tuesday night.

Mr. McAuliffe came on stage to speak to supporters at his election night party in McLean around 10: 30 p.m.

The Democrat did not indicate that he would back down.

“There’s still plenty of votes [to be counted],” Mr. McAuliffe said.

Mr. McAuliffe was down by about 4 percentage points with 88% of votes counted.

The candidate who served as governor between 2014 and 2018, thanked his family, supporters, and staff in a short speech.

“The McAuliffe family loves each and every one of you,” he said on stage, alongside his wife, Dorothy, and adult children.

Mr. McAuliffe also lauded the work done in Virginia under Democratic leadership, praising current Gov. Ralph Northam.

He focused on Virginia’s abortion rights and made Virginia more welcoming.

“This is a different state,” Mr. McAuliffe said. “We are the greatest State in the United States of America .”

” The fight continues,” he retweeted.

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