McAuliffe wins Democratic primary in Virginia governor’s race

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) won his party’s gubernatorial nomination on Tuesday, advancing in his bid to serve a second term in the governor’s mansion.

McAuliffe continuously led the five person field in polling and fundraising throughout the primary. He competed against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, former Virginia Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, state Sen. Jennifer McClellan, and Virginia Delegate Lee Carter.