Virginia& New Jersey elect governors on November 2

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2021 Virginia Gubernatorial Election

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2021 Virginia Governor Election Predictions

If you’re into the 2021 Virginia gubernatorial election, this is the place to be on Electionarium.

From here, you can get to our predictions of the race, special commentary, and results.

Election day in the Old Dominion was on November 2.

2021 Virginia Gubernatorial Election Predictions

2021 Virginia Governor Election Predictions
Get yourself to our current predictions for the 2021 Virginia governor’s race by clicking the above image.

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2021 United States Gubernatorial Elections

Election Background

Ralph Northam (D) is Virginia’s incumbent governor, elected in 2017. Virginia elects governors to single four-year terms, though a former governor can run for a non-consecutive term. As such, Northam will not be seeking re-election in 2020.

Terry McAuliffe (D), a former governor, won the Democratic nomination in hopes of becoming a rare non-consecutive terms governor.

Virginia Governor Candidates 2021

Virginia Governor Candidates 2021

Virginia Gubernatorial Election: Recent History

2017NORTHAM (D) defeats Gillespie (R), 54% to 45%
2013McAULIFFE (D) defeats Cuccinelli (R), 48% to 45%
2009McDONNELL (R) defeats Deeds (D), 59% to 41%
2005KAINE (D) defeats Kilgore (R), 52% to 46%
2001WARNER (D) defeats Earley (R), 52% to 47%
1997GILMORE (R) defeats Beyer (D), 56% to 43%
1993ALLEN (R) defeats Terry (D), 58% to 41%

Virginia Governor Results 2021

Virginia Governor Results 2021
Glenn Youngkin (R) defeated former governor Terry McAuliffe (D). Democrats had previously won four out of the last five gubernatorial elections.

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2021 Virginia Governor Race results map

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