2 women vie to make history as Virginia lieutenant governor It’s been nearly three decades since Virginia’s only woman to win a statewide race held political office McAuliffe win sets up Virginia clash with outsider YoungkinDemocrat Terry McAuliffe has handily won his party’s nomination in his quest for a return to the governor's mansion in Virginia McAuliffe wins Democratic nomination for Virginia governorFormer Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be the Democratic nominee in the upcoming Virginia gubernatorial election. Terry McAuliffe Wins Democratic Nomination for Governor in VirginiaMr. McAuliffe, who previously served as governor, overcame four rivals, benefiting from the support of the party establishment. His victory set up a general election race against a wealthy Republican, Glenn Youngkin. McAuliffe wins Democratic primary in Virginia governor's raceTYSONS CORNER, Va. — 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. After Virginia Democratic primary, GOP nominee Glenn Youngkin comes out swinging against Terry McAuliffeYoungkin appears to be wasting no time working to distinguish himself from McAuliffe, who won the Democratic primary on Tuesday night. Democratic super PAC targets Youngkin over voting rightsA new Democratic super PAC released one of the first ads of the general election in Virginia's gubernatorial race Tuesday, targeting GOP nominee Glenn Youngkin over voting rights. Virginia’s Democratic Primary Races: What to Watch ForFormer Gov. Terry McAuliffe is seeking his old job, and Democrats will square off in races for lieutenant governor and attorney general.