A member of the Black Virginians for Glenn Youngkin coalition advised Fox News why she believes members of her group are supporting the Republican candidate in Virginia’s gubernatorial race.

“What he’s conveying most to me is maybe the simple things that we really want,” Linda Gross advised Fox News. “It’s to make Virginia the best place to live, the best place to work, the best place to raise a family,” she defined.

“In talking with him, you never feel like there’s a difference between Black and White, privileged and underprivileged. And it might be utopic to think that that’s not something that’s possible,” Gross continued.

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A Suffolk University ballot launched Tuesday exhibits the race for governor between Youngkin and opposing candidate, Democrat Terry McAuliffe, stays very shut. The ballot confirmed the candidates tied at roughly 45% every, with 5% of voters remaining undecided.

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe fist bumps former President Obama during his campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 23, 2021.

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe fist bumps former President Obama throughout his marketing campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 23, 2021.
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Gross mentioned economics was one other motivating issue behind the coalition’s help for Youngkin.

“I think it’s all about economics,” Gross advised Fox News.

“The cost of living is at a point where people who are leaving because they’re looking for somewhere that doesn’t cost quite as much,” she mentioned.

Glenn Youngkin addresses the crowd in Burke, Virginia.

Glenn Youngkin addresses the gang in Burke, Virginia.
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Gross mentioned she feels Youngkin desires to “put more money into peoples’ pockets, not that we are taking more money away from them.”

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Gross additionally mentioned she appreciated that Youngkin was faith-based in his choices.

Glenn Youngkin.

Glenn Youngkin.
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President Biden will marketing campaign with McAuliffe on Tuesday in Arlington, precisely one week earlier than the election.