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Political newcomer Youngkin wins Virginia GOP governor race

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Glenn Youngkin, a political newcomer who campaigned as a conservative, Christian outsider, bested a field of seven candidates to emerge as Virginia Republicans' nominee for governor, in a year when the GOP hopes to end a 12-year losing streak in statewide races.
Youngkin defeated a hard-right contender in state Sen. Amanda Chase, who closely aligned herself with former President Donald Trump, as well as an establishment candidate, former House Speaker Kirk Cox, who had more than 30 years' experience in government as well as the endorsements of former governors George...
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Youngkin wins Virginia GOP nomination for governor

Youngkin wins Virginia GOP nomination for governor

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Businessman Glenn Youngkin, a first-time candidate, will be the Republican nominee for governor in Virginia.
Youngkin, a former CEO at the private-equity firm Carlyle Group, emerged as the victor in Saturday's firehouse primary after a full day of tabulation of ranked-choice ballots. The second-place candidate, businessman and former political consultant Pete Snyder, conceded defeat late Monday after the two candidates advanced to a final round of counting in the party's "unassembled convention."
Youngkin will face the winner of the June 8 Democratic primary in a closely watched election...
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