McAuliffe backs Richmond Mayor Stoney in 2025 Virginia governor race

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2023
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Stoney and McAuliffe have worked closely together for 15 years, McAuliffe said in a brief interview. Stoney led the Virginia Democratic Party and later joined his administration as secretary of the commonwealth starting in 2014. McAuliffe said the Richmond mayor would be a “team builder” who would bring a “tremendous amount of executive experience” and a base across the state. Democrats are expected to have a contentious primary for the governorship in two years. Stoney is facing off against Rep. Abigail Spanberger, who is forgoing a run in her battleground...

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