Democrat Ralph Northam Wins Virginia Governor Race

The race for Virgina Governor turned out not to be as close as people thought.

NBC News has called the race for Virginia governor for the Democrat.

Shortly after polls closed in Virgina it became clear that the race for governor in Virgina would not be as close as recent polls indicated.

Republican Ed Gillespie, who heavily embraced Trumpism in the final weeks of the campaign, is underperforming in the rural portions of the state.

And the northern counties that make up the D.C. suburbs which lean heavily Democrat are reporting massive turnout.