Terry McAuliffe wins Democratic gubernatorial primary in Virginia, CNN项目

Tysons Corner, 维吉尼亚州 Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be the commonwealth’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee, CNN projected on Tuesday, besting four other primary challengers as he seeks to become the first person in decades to serve multiple terms as top executive of a commonwealth that bars governors from serving consecutive terms.

McAuliffe’s win sets a general election between the former governor and Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin. The race in Virginia, one of two states that hold off-year elections for governor after presidential elections, will be closely watched in Washington, 直流电, and beyond as it is often seen as a bellwether for the subsequent midterms.