A group backed by former President Barack Obama and headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder poured $1 million into the Virginia gubernatorial race in support of Democrat Ralph Northam, who on Tuesday defeated Republican Ed Gillespie.
Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton touted her political action committee on Wednesday for playing a role in Tuesday night’s Democratic Party electoral victories.
Former President Barack Obama celebrated a big night for Democrats with a tweet on Wednesday morning, writing, “This is what happens when the people vote.”
Democrat Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in Tuesday’s election to determine Virginia’s next governor.
Virginia’s Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Justin Fairfax was left off of an Election Day sample ballot that was being passed around at least one northern Virginia polling station on Tuesday.