Fox News: David Bossie: Youngkin vs. McAuliffe in Virginia – governor’s race will set course for Biden, 2022 midterms
All eyes are on Virginia as America awaits the results of Tuesday’s gubernatorial election
All eyes are on Virginia as America awaits the results of Tuesday’s highly anticipated gubernatorial election. Virginia’s off-year elections are an early bellwether for a president’s first-year job performance and the 2021 vote in the Old Dominion will have major implications for the 2022 midterm elections and beyond.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with the controversial 2020 presidential election still fresh in our minds and the country more bitterly divided than ever, the contest between former Democrat Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican political newcomer Glenn Youngkin has all the markings of an enormously consequential election.
And over the past month, the race has tightened significantly, to the point that many polls are finding the race deadlocked. According to Real Clear Politics, the most recent average of polls has Youngkin at 48.2% and McAuliffe at 47.3%. You can’t get much closer than that.
We’ve learned a lot over the past few months about the mood of the country as we’ve simultaneously observed the general election campaign unfold in Virginia while President Joe Biden rolled out his radical socialist agenda. On the eve of Election Day in Virginia, here are some major takeaways.
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