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Glenn Youngkin defeats Terry McAuliffe for Virginia governor, dealing Democrats a setback

USA Today

By David Jackson

November 3, 2021

WASHINGTON – Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin defeated ex-Gov. Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia governor’s race Tuesday, dealing a rebuke to Democrats a year ahead of the 2022 elections that will decide control of Congress and other statehouses nationwide.

“How much fun!” said Youngkin, a decided underdog at the start of a campaign in which he stressed education, especially the teaching of race and history, and the economy, all issues that will loom large across the country in 2022.

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