Mcauliffe Drops $1 Million-Plus On Virginia Races

| J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo McAuliffe drops $1 million-plus on Virginia racesThe race for Virginia governor could have big implications for outgoing Gov.
Ralph Northam, Democrats’ nominee to replace McAuliffe.
Prospective national contenders often resist characterizations of such races as referenda on their own tenures, though McAuliffe remains broadly popular in the state.
McAuliffe has also spread campaign cash to House of Delegates candidates, Attorney General Mark Herring, and lieutenant governor candidate Justin Fairfax.
McAuliffe is planning on Saturday to transfer $100,000 more to Virginia House of Delegates campaigns and the state Democrats’ coordinated campaign, a Democrat familiar with the plans told POLITICO.

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