Youngkin Wins Virginia Governor's Race: Red Wave Starts Now?!?

This national news item deserves mention in Kansas City because it has the potential to define our political reality moving forward. 

Here's an apt summary . . .

His victory is a major upset over McAuliffe, who has long been a fixture of Democratic Party establishment politics, previously serving as the governor from 2014 to 2018 and chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005.

The Democratic defeat also serves as a warning for the party going into the 2022 midterm elections, which are widely being viewed as a referendum on President Biden’s first two years in office. As the polls tightened between McAuliffe and Youngin, Biden’s approval rating ticked down in Virginia.

And whilst the Guv-Elect didn't go on the campaign trail with Prez Trump and kept his distance . . . He did say he was "honored" to earn the MAGA endorsement. 

Moreover . . . 

For many Democratic Party leaders . . . This signals American push back against the current Administration and momentum going into midterms. This will be important for incumbents like Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids and whoever they find to run for Senate in Missouri. 

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Youngkin wins Virginia governor's race

Glenn Youngkin is projected to win Virginia's gubernatorial contest, defeating former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and becoming the first Republican to win a statewide election in the Old Dominion since 2009. The Associated Press called the race at 12:37 a.m. ET.

All eyes are on close Virginia governor election as final votes are cast

Democrat Terry McAuliffe seeks another term as Virginia's governor, but the mood of voters has soured a year after President Joe Biden was elected and Republican Glenn Youngkin hopes to pull off an upset as he targets the state's suburban voters.

Virginia parents send clear message to Democrats: This nonsense isn't acceptable anymore

Virginia mother and education activist Asra Nomani joined " The Ingraham Angle" Tuesday from Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin's campaign headquarters ahead of the final vote count. VIRGINIA GOVERNOR RACE: SEE THE ELECTION MAP ASRA NOMANI: This is unbelievable. You don't even know how electric it is right now in this room.

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