Pro-choice Terry McAuliffe, who was endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC, defeated anti-choice Ken Cuccinelli to become the next governor of Virginia. Read our statement >>
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We did it! Voters in Virginia proved that choice is a winning issue when they elected pro-choice Terry McAuliffe to become the next governor. Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, applauded McAuliffe's win. Check out what she had to say.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe won the Virginia’s governor’s race on the strength of women’s votes. McAuliffe won 59 percent of the votes of people who said abortion was the most important issue to them, who made up 20 percent of the electorate.
As the factions of the Republican party, both at the federal and state levels, proactively pursue an extreme anti-choice and anti-women agenda, the governor’s race in Virginia could be their canary in the coal mine as they look ahead to 2014.