Ed Gillespie Appears To Eke Out Win In Virginia's Republican Gubernatorial Primary
Ed Gillespie Appears To Eke Out Win In Virginia's Republican Gubernatorial Primary
19 June, 2017, 14:07
Northam's campaign ran a more traditional campaign focused heavily on his biography - rural upbringing, army veteran, pediatric neurologist - as well as his endorsements from key progressive groups that make up the Democratic base such as teachers and abortion-rights groups. His pitch to voters is emotional, saying Trump's victory signaled a new moment in American politics and a more progressive pushback is needed.
He will face the victor of the Republican primary between former Republican National Committee Ed Gillespie, former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart and state Sen. However, despite much excitement surrounding Perriello, and a lead in at least one poll, Northam emerged victorious. Perriello's last-minute entry into the race earlier this year forced Northam to ratchet up his campaign much sooner than expected to take on Perriello's challenge from his left flank.
Perriello made a surprise entrance into the race in January and faced an uphill climb from the beginning.
State legislators Glenn Davis, Bryce Reeves and Jill Vogel are vying for the GOP lieutenant governor nomination, while Democrats Susan Platt, Glenn Rossi and Justin Fairfax are seeking the Democratic nod.
Stewart, chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, has spoken out against moves to remove Confederate monuments from city streets and has advocated deporting all illegal immigrants upon arrest.
On the Republican side, front-runner Ed Gillespie, a moderate Washington insider, is trying to fend off under-funded but spirited campaigns from avid Trump supporter Corey Stewart and state Sen.
Northam was joined by current Governor Terry McAuliffe at his victory party in Arlington. "I trust his dedication to all Virginians", Lee said of Northam.
Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final Pakistan put on a cricketing masterclass at The Oval to claim the ICC Champions Trophy over rivals India on Saturday. India had defeated Pakistan in the final of the inaugural World T20 tournament in South Africa to lift the title.
Sitting Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam easily defeated former Rep. Tom Perriello and former Senate candidate Ed Gillespie defeated challenger Corey Stewart in the Virginia primary races held Tuesday evening. Now, whether or not Stewart supporters will turn out for Gillespie in November is a critical question.
"Virginia is going to be the match that sparks a progressive wildfire that spreads across the country".
Gillespie, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, was expected to win the GOP primary by a wide margin - the result of Trump's growing disapproval and a signal that insurgent candidates could be losing political ground. Incumbent Democrat Mark Herring and Republican lawyer John Adams ran unopposed.
Turnout was about 12 percent through late afternoon in Northern Virginia - that's slightly higher than the 10 percent turnout typically seen in Virginia's off-year governor's contests.
Kevin Felty, a Norfolk Republican, said he voted for Gillespie because of his fundraising prowess in what's likely to be a bloody general campaign.
Local Democrats had been showering Northam with support during his campaign, with every member of the state legislature endorsing him. Republican Ed Gillespie, who had led by double digits in polling, won by slightly more than 1 percent. He's accused Gillespie of trying to mislead voters with unrealistic promises to cut taxes as governor, while calling for a gas tax increase himself to pay for transportation projects. Looking at county-level maps of the two races, Perriello's campaign manager, Brennan Gilmore, noted that his candidate-whose old congressional district included a rural area around Charlottesville-won numerous same interior counties as Stewart.
"We have changed the conversation here in Virginia and elevated the voices of those who have been left out of the political conversation for too long", Perriello said, pointing specifically to his calls for a $15 minimum wage and a "clean energy future" that doesn't include new natural-gas pipelines.
So news that Amazon has bought United States supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.4bn is interesting but perhaps not surprising. Last Friday, when Amazon announced the acquisition, shares of Walmart as well as Target , Kroger , and Costco all tumbled .
The 27-year-old, who played at Florida State, made the turn at 14-under. "Yeah, I don't get those very often", Stricker said. As the front nine progressed, it looked increasingly as if it would come down to a question of who would blink first.
According to the documents, Trump owes about $315 million to lenders and made almost $300 million in income over the past year. The graph below shows the the breakdown of the monthly income that Trump has listed on his three financial disclosure forms.
The Twitter attacks came as Vice President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. Former FBI head Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel a day after a report stemming from the notes was published.
Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard . Meanwhile, dozens of people erupted into Kensington and Chelsea town hall to protest the lack of response following the fire.
The LPGA Tour heads to Arkansas next week for the WalMart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G, where Ko defends. Par was reduced to 69 because of flooding at the number five that turned the hole from a par five to a par three.
Davidson's photograph, along with his three fellow escapees have been circulated around Bali as police attempt to find the men. Davidson was sentenced in September 2016 to a year behind bars for using another person's passport.
The London Ambulance Service tweeted that it had sent "number of resources" to the site after being called in around 12.15 am. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Twitter: "I'm totally shocked at the incident at Finsbury Park".
Yanez, who is Latino, testified that Castile disregarded his commands not to pull out the gun and that he feared for his life. He would not identify the two early holdouts, but said they were not the jurys only two black members.
Hideki Matsuyama closes with 6-under 66 in US Open
Brooks Koepka is no longer flying under the radar after surviving a packed leaderboard Sunday at Erin Hills to win the U.S. He closed with a 5-under 67, only realizing after his par on the final hole that a birdie would have set yet another U.S.
McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather
The Straight Blast Gym head-coach tweeted "10 weeks #McGregorVsMayweather" alongside an image of himself and The Notorious One. It is the unique nature of Mayweather - McGregor that make it an even better sell than any other boxing fight in history.
Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one
Once agreement has been made in this phase of the talks, the second phase discussing the future trade relationship can begin. But EU officials have warned her off trying to do this at an EU summit this Thursday, saying it is too soon.
Shootout in Myrtle Beach captured on Facebook live
Myrtle Beach Police continue to investigate, and News 19 will keep you updated as more information arrives. He told local media he started filming because he thought the people massing in the street were dancing.
Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel following Comey's ouster in early May. Advisers have been forced to perform post-presidential cleanup in the wake of Trump's tweets and comments.
Gingrich says Comey may be under investigation
"Well, I think it partly depends on the leadership", Gingrich said . "I know I didn't do anything with the Russians, '" he said. Nobody on Capitol Hill has any proof I did anything with the Russians.
Less than 50% turn up for UPSC prelims
Students said that the paper was significantly more hard than previous year and the fact is also going to affect the cut-off too. Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC ) had been actively participating in preparing candidates for the exam day.
Bogaerts hits 2 homers to lead Red Sox over Astros 6-5
That closed the book on Pomeranz, who allowed one run on four hits and three walks with four strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings. Game two of the series takes place Saturday night at 8:15 p.m. with Rick Porcello toeing off against David Paulino .