BREAKING: Democrat Ralph Northam Wins Virginia Election Against Trump-Backed Ed Gillespie
Ralph Northam, the Democratic nominee in Virginia’s governor’s race, has won against Republican opponent Ed Gillespie, after a campaign that largely revolved around President Trump, NBC News projects.
Northam’s victory is a major blow for Donald Trump and Republicans who spent millions in Gillespie campaign.
BREAKING: Ralph Northam wins Virginia governor race, NBC News projects
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) November 8, 2017
Northam has been Virginia’s lieutenant governor since 2014, when McAuliffe won the office.