The off-year gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia wrap up tonight in what many in the media will likely interpret as a referendum on President Trump.
This is especially true in Virginia, where Republican Ed Gillespie ran an aggressive campaign against illegal immigration and sanctuary cities — a campaign Democratic candidate Ralph Northam has characterized as racist.
The other important statewide races in Virginia are for lieutenant governor and for state attorney general. Results below:
In New Jersey, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno attempts to succeed Chris Christie as governor, while Phil Murphy seeks to win the governor’s mansion back for the Democrats.
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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