Virginia, N.J. elect Democrat governors

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 4:09 a.m.
Updated: November 8, 2017 at 4:09 a.m.

Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam takes the stage Tuesday night in Fairfax at his election party.

Virginia voters turned out in rainy weather Tuesday to pick a new governor after months of divisive campaigning led to a slugfest overshadowed by racial overtones and attack ads.

New Jersey gubernatorial winner Phil Murphy leaves his polling place with his son Sam after voting Tuesday at the Fairview School in Middletown.

Kyler Smith, 2, waits as his mother, Karina, casts her vote Tuesday in Alexandria, Va., for Republican gubnernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, who woun...

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