- Nov 17, 2006
Instead, Black state leaders and voters who backed McAuliffe said the results were a sign that the party could not rely on minority voters to cover its cratering totals in more white areas of the state, particularly in rural communities that voted heavily for Glenn Youngkin, the Republican businessman who won the governor’s race.
Black Voters in Virginia Refuse to Be Blamed for a Major Democratic Defeat
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Democrats across Virginia expressed profound disappointment Wednesday after Republicans romped to an unlikely victory in the governor’s race, an ominous sign for the Democratic Party before next year’s midterm elections. But one group refused to be blamed for the party’s poor...
Astead W. Herndon