May 11, 2021
The Republican nominee for Governor was chosen by nomination this week. Glen Youngkin won in round six of the convention. He beat Peter Snyder 54.71% to 45.29%. Former Speaker of the House Kirk Cox was beat in Round four and current Senator Amanda Chase lost in Round five. Youngkin is the former CEO of the Carlyle Group a global investment firm. He funded most of his campaign.
Current Delegate Jason Miyares won the nomination for Attorney General. He beat Chuck Smith a Virginia Beach attorney. Mr. Smith has asked for a re-count, but the Republican Party of Virginia does not quality for a recount because it was far wider than the 1% threshold. Miyares received 51.7% to Smith’s 48.3%.
Votes are being tallied today for the Lt. Governor nomination.