Virginia Primary Recap

2017-06-14T23:28:52-04:00

Former Republican Party Chairman Ed Gillespie and Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam clinched their respective party’s nominations for Virginia’s 2017 gubernatorial race: Northam defeated his challenger from the left, former Congressman Tom Perriello with 57 percent of the vote, while Perriello grabbed 44 percent (303,846 to 239,505). Gillespie narrowly defeated Prince William County Supervisor Corey Stewart. He had 43.7 percent [...]