The 2021 United States gubernatorial elections will be held in New Jersey and Virginia on November 2, 2021. Also a recall election in California, on September 14. These elections form part of the 2021 United States elections.
The 2021 gubernatorial were held yesterday and the Results are out. You can check the live results below
Currently, all three seats are held by the Democrats. Incumbent Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is term-limited, while New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is running for re-election.
Online Poll voting for Virginia Elections – Vote your favorite candidate below
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Virginia Gubernatorial Elections 2021
Virginia state elections will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Incumbent Democratic Governor Ralph Northam is ineligible to run for reelection, as the Constitution of Virginia prohibits the officeholder from serving consecutive terms. Earlier, the elections were scheduled to be held on June 8, 2021. Governor Ralph Northam was elected in 2017 with 53.9% of the vote. He will be term-limited in 2021, as the Virginia Constitution does not allow governors to serve consecutive terms. McAuliffe won the Democratic primary by a wide margin despite the large field of candidates. Virginia attorney general Mark Herring previously announced his intention to run for the governorship but withdrew from the race to seek reelection as attorney general.
Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, former governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe, state senator Jennifer McClellan, state delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, and state delegate Lee Carter announced their candidacies for the Democratic nomination for the governorship. Virginia attorney general Mark Herring previously announced his intention to run for the governorship but withdrew from the race to seek reelection as attorney general.
Kirk Cox, the former Republican speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, filed the paperwork to run for the governorship in September 2020. Businessman Glenn Youngkin won the Republican nomination after six rounds of voting at the convention. After initially indicating a brief attempt at an independent run because of the state Republicans’ decision to hold a convention instead of a primary, Chase later returned to seek her party’s nomination once more. Princess Blanding, a teacher and sister of the late Marcus-David Peters, is the newly-founded Liberation Party’s gubernatorial candidate. State senator Amanda Chase announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the governorship in February 2020.
Republican Candidate for Virginia election
The Republican candidate for this gubernatorial election is – Glenn Youngkin.
Businessman Glenn Allen Youngkin (born December 9, 1966) is from Richmond, Virginia. He worked for The Carlyle Group for 25 years before entering politics. After stepping down from the Carlyle Group in September 2020, he announced his candidacy for the 2021 Virginia gubernatorial election in January 2021.
Democrat Candidate for Virginia election
The Democrat candidate for this gubernatorial election is – Terry McAuliffe.
Terry Richard McAuliffe (born February 9, 1957) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 72nd governor of Virginia from 2014 to 2018. As a member of the Democratic Party, he was the co-chairman of Bill Clinton’s 1996 reelection campaign, chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005, and chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign.
Most election predictors use:
- “tossup”: no advantage
- “tilt” (used by some predictors): an advantage that is not quite as strong as “lean”
- “lean”: slight advantage
- “likely”: significant, but surmountable, advantage
- “safe” or “solid”: near-certain chance of victory.
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