Turnout increased more in rural areas than metro areas. That’s what delivered the Republican victory.
Of the committee’s 12 members, three hail from Southwest Virginia. Two others are from Lynchburg area.
Both Republicans and Democrats face questions as Virginia adapts to (partial) GOP governance.
A unexpectedly large turnout in rural Virginia was one of the reasons.
Virginia had a record turnout for a gubernatorial election and the turnout was up in ways that benefitted Republicans more than Democrats.
Youngkin won back some suburban voters the party has lost but also maximized the Republican vote in rural Virginia even more.
Youngkin, Sears and Miyares break eight-year Democratic winning streak
Here’s why the election turned out the way it did.
Here’s the big thing to know: The votes will be counted in a different order than ever before.
Neither candidate has had much to say about the issues they’d actually face in office.