KEY DATES

May 8, 2021:
REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

June 8, 2021:
DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

November 2, 2021:
GENERAL ELECTION

GOVERNOR

Blanding, Princess (I)

Born in Newburgh, NY; educated at Morgan State University (B.S., Biology), and also holds an M.Ed. in K-12 Education & Supervision, and an Ed.S in Educational Leadership; Teacher; Advocate; sister of Marcus David Peters; candidate of the new Liberation Party; mother of three; currently resides in Middlesex Co.

www.princessblanding.com

 

McAuliffe, Terry (D)

DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE

Born in Syracuse, NY (1957); educated at Catholic University (B.A.) and Georgetown University (J.D.); Entrepreneur; former Chair of the Democratic National Committee (2001-2005); founder of the Voting Rights Institute (2001); former Chair of the National Governors Association (2016-2017); served as the 72nd Governor of Virginia (2014-2018); married to Dorothy, father of five; currently resides in McLean.

www.terrymcauliffe.com

 

Youngkin, Glen (R)

REPUBLICAN NOMINEE

Born in Virginia (1967); educated at Rice University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering; B.A., Managerial Studies) and Harvard Business School (MBA), as a Baker Scholar; Private Equity Management, The Carlyle Group (retired); serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Business School; Co-Founder of the Virginia Ready Initiative; married to Suzanne, father of four; currently resides in Northern Virginia.

www.youngkinforgovernor.com

 

Lieutenant Governor

Ayala, Hala (D)

DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE

Born in Alexandria, VA (1973); educated at University of Phoenix (A.S.); Cyber Security Specialist; past employment includes Department of Homeland Security; one of the first Latinx delegates elected to the House; mother of two; currently resides in Lake Ridge. Member of the House of Delegates (HD-51): 2018-

www.halaforvirginia.com

 

Sears, Winsome (R)

REPUBLICAN NOMINEE

Born in Kingston, Jamaica (1964); educated at Old Dominion University (B.A., English) and Regent University (M.A., Organizational Leadership); Small Business Owner, Electric/Plumbing/Repair; served in the United States Marine Corps (1983-1986); first Black Republican, female veteran, and immigrant woman elected to the House; former Member of the House of Delegates (2002-2004); former Congressional candidate (2004); married to Terence, mother of three; currently resides in Winchester.

www.winsomesears.com

 

Attorney General

Herring, Mark (D)

DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE

Born in Johnson City, TN (1961); educated at University of Richmond (B.A., Foreign Affairs and Economics; M.A., Foreign Affairs) and University of Richmond (J.D.); Attorney; former Town Attorney for Lovettsville (1992-1999); served on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (2000-2003); former Member of the Senate, 33rd District (2006-2014); filed brief in federal lawsuit asking the Virginia Marriage Amendment to be struck down; took the case for Obamacare to the U.S. Supreme Court; married to Laura, father of two; currently resides in Northern Virginia. Attorney General of Virginia: 2014-

www.herringforag.com

 

Miyares, Jason (R)

REPUBLICAN NOMINEE

Born in Greensboro, NC (1976); educated at James Madison University (B.B.A.) and the College of William & Mary School of Law (J.D.); Attorney; former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Virginia Beach; served as Congressman Scott Rigell’s campaign manager, and later as Rigell’s advisor; married to Page, father of three; currently resides in Virginia Beach. Member of the House of Delegates (HD-82): 2016-

www.jasonmiyares.com

 

Campaign Financial Data

CANDIDATE RAISED* CASH ON HAND** NOTES**
Blanding, Princess (I) $14,018 $10,124 83 donors
Carroll Foy, Jennifer (D) $3,693,841 $2,329,330 4,570 donors
Carter, Lee (D) $138,702 $88,896 3,443 donors
Chase, Amanda (R) $668,982 $195,973 2,201 donors
Cox, Kirk (R) $393,631 $310,314 2,295 donors
de la Pena, Sergio (R) $263,384 $42,751 2,820 donors
Doran, Peter (R) $16,385 $2,112 19 donors
Fairfax, Justin (D) $300,391 $20,689 31 donors
Johnson, Octavia (R) $932 $800 5 donors
McAuliffe, Terry (D) $9,947,150 $8,512,035

8,931 donors
#1 on Primary Ballot

McClellan, Jennifer (D) $1,700,030 $442,042 2,971 donors
Snyder, Pete (R) $6,809,494 $2,596,570 2,138 donors
$5.5M was loan to himself
Youngkin, Glen (R) $7,650,236 $3,281,669 1,220 donors
$5.5M was loan to himself

*Total from 2020-2021 (updated 4/15/2021) **As of 4/15/2021 report

CANDIDATE RAISED* CASH ON HAND** NOTES**
Ahluwalia, Puneet (R) $55,501 $27,456 94 donors
Allen, Lance (R) $119,430 $25,155 40 donors
Ayala, Hala (D) $572,394 $154,960 552 donors
#1 on Primary Ballot
Davis, Glenn (R) $535,120 $35,772 93 donors
Goldman, Paul D) $2,458 $2,343 DROPPED OUT OF RACE
Guzman, Elizabeth (D) $293,712 $117,845 DROPPED OUT OF RACE
Hugo, Tim (R) $198,374 $103,767 270 donors
Levine, Mark (D) $705,285 $602,279 751 donors
McClellan, Andria $625,974 $406,153 655 donors
Perryman, Sean $311,574 $158,633 870 donors
Rasoul, Sam $1,249,042 $952,611 1,044 donors
Rigler, Maeve $19,900 $19,900 2 in-kind contributions
Sears, Winsome $191,026 $64,020 3,127 donors
Warren, Xavier $75,029 $39,169 235 donors

*Total from 2020-2021 (updated 4/15/2021) **As of 4/15/2021 report

CANDIDATE RAISED* CASH ON HAND** NOTES**
Haley, Leslie (R) $119,584 $67,023 200 donors
Herring, Mark (D) $1,755,738 $1,386,399 647 donors
Jones, Jay (D) $1,278,322 $1,051,228 511 donors
#1 on Primary Ballot
Miyares, Jason (R) $478,712 $341,065 312 donors
Smith, Chuck (R) $318,380 $31,563 2,335 donors
White, Jack (R) $153,744 $97,467 171 donors

*Total from 2020-2021 (updated 4/15/2021) **As of 4/15/2021 report

Polling Data

4/22/21: The Wason Center - Democratic Primary

 

GOVERNOR LT. GOVERNOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
McAuliffe (47%) Rasoul (12%) Herring (42%)
Fairfax (8%) Guzman* (4%) Jones (18%)
McClellan (6%) Other Candidates (~2%) UNDECIDED (34%)
Carroll Foy (5%) UNDECIDED (64%)
Carter (1%)
UNDECIDED (27%)

*WITHDREW FROM RACE

 

 

3/17/21: Rep. Connolly's Annual Event Straw Poll (Democratic Primary)

 

GOVERNOR LT. GOVERNOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
McAuliffe (40%) Rasoul (33%) Herring (75%)
McClellan (30%) Guzman (18%) Jones (25%)
Carroll Foy (20%) Perryman (15%)
Carter (6%) Ayala (14%)
Fairfax (4%) McClellan (14%)
Levine (8%)
Warren (2%)
Goldman (~1%)

2/19/21: The Wason Center (Virginia Primaries)

 

GOVERNOR LT. GOVERNOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
McAuliffe (26%) Davis (8%) Herring (42%)
Fairfax (12%) Hugo (4%) Jones (3%)
McClellan (4%) UNDECIDED (78%) Smith (10%)
Carroll Foy (4%) UNDECIDED (71%) Haley (5%)
Carter (1%) Miyares (3%)
Chase (17%) UNDECIDED (50%)
Cox (10%) UNDECIDED (68%)
Snyder (6%)
UNDECIDED (49%)
UNDECIDED (55%)

2/12/21: YouGov Blue Poll (Virginia Primaries) - Gubernatorial Race

 

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT
Chase (19%) McAuliffe (33%)
Snyder (10%) McClellan (6%)
Cox (6%) Carroll Foy (6%)
Youngkin (3%) Carter (5%)
de la Pena (1%) Fairfax (4%)
UNDECIDED (54%) UNDECIDED (46%)

12/2020: Mason-Dixon Name Recognition Poll - Gubernatorial Race

 

Reflects favorable recognition data, statewide

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT
Chase (17%) McAuliffe (29%)
Cox (11%) Fairfax (12%)
McClellan (9%)
Carroll Foy (4%)
Carter (3%)