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Parents > United States > Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 11:00am Central
Polls Open November 07, 2017 - 05:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 2017 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Term End January 15, 2022 - 12:00am
Turnout 36.93% Total Population
ContributorIndyGeorgia
Last ModifiedRP September 07, 2018 11:46am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2013
NameTerry McAuliffe Votes1,069,789 (47.75%)
Term01/11/2014 - 01/13/2018 Margin56,435 (+2.52%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 06, 2017 VA Governor - LBT Convention Cliff Hyra LBT 1
Jun 13, 2017 VA Governor - D Primary Ralph S. Northam D 542,816
Jun 13, 2017 VA Governor - R Primary Ed Gillespie R 365,782
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/01/2015 11/07/2017
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Ralph S. Northam 11 2 1 --
Ed Gillespie 1 1 ----
Leaning Call: Ralph S. Northam (85.71%)
Weighted Call: Ralph S. Northam (64.04%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

05/24/2016 11/06/2017

CANDIDATES
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Name Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam Party Leader Ed Gillespie Cliff Hyra (W) Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Nonpartisan  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes1,409,175 (53.90%) 1,175,731 (44.97%) 27,987 (1.07%) 1,389 (0.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -233,444 (-8.93%) -1,381,188 (-52.83%) -1,407,786 (-53.85%)  
Predict Avg.50.50% 46.75% 2.25% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/26 $1,656,433.00 10/26 $1,360,162.00 10/26 $5,268.00 $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 11/17/2015 10/02/2015 -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (53 from 22 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.66%-- 43.20%-- 0.88%-- 0.00%--  
Quinnipiac University 
10/29/17-11/06/17
51.00% 2.0 42.00% 6.0 3.00% -- 0.00% --
IMGE Insights 
11/04/17-11/05/17
48.00% 3.0 47.00% 6.0 0.00% 4.0 0.00% --
Anderson Robbins (D) / Shaw & Company (R) - FOX News 
11/02/17-11/05/17
48.00% -- 43.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% --
the polling company™ (R) 
11/02/17-11/05/17
45.00% 2.0 44.00% 1.0 3.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Monmouth University 
11/02/17-11/05/17
47.00% -- 45.00% 3.0 3.00% -- 0.00% --
Emerson College 
11/02/17-11/04/17
49.00% 0.3 46.00% 1.7 1.00% 0.7 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  National Rifle Association (NRA)
R Scott³
R John Warner [L]
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
11/06/2018 Pundits Punditry eng No One On Morning Joe Panel Thinks Ralph Northam Will Win  00:00:30 RP 
11/02/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Edmarc  00:00:30 RP 
11/02/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam Disdains Virginians Who Disagree With Him  00:00:30 RP 
11/02/2017 vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Attack eng Standing  00:00:30 RP 
10/31/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Let's Make Life Better for All Virginians  00:00:30 RP 
10/30/2017 vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Attack eng Latino Victory Fund Ad  00:00:59 RP 
10/27/2017 Ralph S. Northam vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Mixed eng Fear mongering  00:00:30 RP 
10/27/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam's Policies Are Risky  00:00:30 RP 
10/26/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Specific  00:00:30 RP 
10/25/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng There's a big difference in the campaign for Governor  00:00:30 RP 
10/25/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Biography eng We Can't Risk Ralph Northam as Governor  00:00:30 RP 
10/24/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Biography eng Restore  00:00:30 RP 
10/23/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Ralph Northam's Policies are Wrong  00:01:00 RP 
10/20/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng Ed Gillespie will cut taxes and foster job creation  00:00:30 RP 
10/20/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Feel Good eng Meet Cathy Gillespie  00:00:30 RP 
10/19/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam Isn't Doing His Job  00:00:30 RP 
10/19/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Virginia Taxpayers Got Ripped Off  00:00:30 RP 
10/12/2017 Ralph S. Northam vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng Environment  00:00:30 RP 
10/12/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Veterans  00:00:30 RP 
10/10/2017 Ralph S. Northam vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Attack spa CON UN VOTO  00:01:00 RP 
10/09/2017 vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Attack eng Sold  00:00:30 RP 
10/06/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng As Governor, I'll Make Virginia Safer  00:00:30 RP 
10/06/2017 Ralph S. Northam vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Defend eng Page  00:00:30 RP 
10/06/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Ralph Northam Thinks You're Rich  00:00:30 RP 
10/06/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng The Statues Should Say & We Should Focus on Jobs  00:00:30 RP 
10/06/2017 vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng Want to See  00:00:30 RP 
10/06/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng We Should Teach History, Not Erase It  00:00:30 RP 
10/05/2017 vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Attack eng Small Business?  00:00:30 RP 
10/02/2017 Ralph S. Northam vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng Refuses  00:00:30 RP 
09/28/2017 Ed Gillespie vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Fighting Back Against MS-13  00:00:30 RP 
09/28/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng MS-13 is Surging  00:00:30 RP 
09/28/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam is Putting Virginia Families at Risk  00:00:30 RP 
09/20/2017 vs Ed Gillespie TVAd Attack eng Enron Ed  00:00:30 RP 
09/20/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam's Policies Are Dangerous  00:00:30 RP 
09/19/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam: Ducking & Dodging Debates  00:00:30 RP 
09/15/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam Didn't Show Up & Taxpayers Lost  00:00:30 RP 
09/15/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam Lost $1.4 Million of Taxpayer Money  00:00:30 RP 
09/08/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam Doesn't Deserve a Promotion  00:00:34 RP 
09/06/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam Didn’t Do His Job  00:00:30 RP 
09/05/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Endorsement eng Always Will  00:01:00 RP 
08/30/2017 vs Ralph S. Northam TVAd Attack eng Ralph Northam's Risky Policies  00:00:30 RP 
08/23/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Biography eng Boardroom  00:00:34 RP 
08/22/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Feel Good eng Resist  00:00:34 RP 
08/11/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng It's Time to Reform Richmond  00:00:34 RP 
08/11/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Endorsement eng Tough on Crime  00:00:34 RP 
08/10/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Biography eng My Life   00:00:31 RP 
07/25/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng Ed Gillespie's Plan to Grow Virginia's Economy  00:00:30 RP 
07/25/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Biography eng Learn about Ed Gillespie's odd jobs  00:00:30 RP 
07/25/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Biography eng The American Dream is About Opportunity  00:00:30 RP 
06/07/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Endorsement eng Not Alone  00:00:32 RP 
06/07/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Endorsement eng Post   00:00:31 RP 
06/06/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Endorsement eng Agree  00:00:31 RP 
05/30/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Feel Good eng Legacy   00:00:31 RP 
05/24/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Biography eng Ed Has the Firsthand Experience to Lead  00:00:30 RP 
05/17/2017 Ed Gillespie TVAd Issue eng Tax Plan  00:00:30 RP 
05/16/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Build  00:00:31 RP 
05/16/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Issue eng Emily  00:00:31 RP 
05/07/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Biography eng Doctor  00:00:32 RP 
05/02/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Mixed eng Listening  00:00:31 RP 
05/02/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Biography eng Principles  00:00:31 RP 
04/25/2017 Ralph S. Northam TVAd Biography eng Making Progress Every Day   00:01:01 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 25, 2017 06:05pm Profile Can a career tactician navigate Trump and a GOP civil war and win Virginia?  Article RP 
Oct 24, 2017 12:00pm Profile The lure of the steady physician: Is Northam’s résumé enough in the age of Trump?  Article RP 

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