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Virginians are one week out from electing a brand new governor, and the selection couldn’t be starker. Voters need to have a voice of their youngsters’s training and colleges. They’re hungry for financial aid, decrease taxes, reasonably priced costs, and good-paying jobs. They’re uninterested in feeling unsafe of their neighborhoods. There’s just one candidate who affords an alternative choice to 4 extra years of the established order: Republican Glenn Youngkin.

Momentum is on Youngkin’s aspect as Election Day nears. Polls present the race shut, pundits have deemed it a “toss up,” and Democrats are working scared. A latest rally for Youngkin drew an overflow crowd, with tons of extra outside. Clearly, Virginians are prepared for actual change in Richmond.


A fast have a look at Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s observe file reveals why.

Education has exploded to the highest of the record of points Virginia households care about. But McAuliffe has a historical past of placing college students final. During his tenure as governor, Virginia colleges lowered their tutorial accreditation requirements. 

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McAuliffe vetoed a faculty selection invoice handed by the Virginia General Assembly, stopping college students from having the ability to switch out of poorly performing colleges. Even extra egregious, he vetoed a invoice that may have required colleges to warn dad and mom about books with sexually specific content material.


That’s one purpose why so many dad and mom are fired up. A involved Virginia mom lately uncovered that a number of Fairfax County, Virginia college libraries included books that described pedophilia and specific sexual content material and didn’t trouble to alert dad and mom. 

House Bill 257, which Virginia Democrats handed final 12 months, eliminated necessities for college officers to report severe crimes to regulation enforcement resembling sexual battery, stalking, and threats towards academics and workers. 

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We know what occurs when colleges aren’t required to report assaults—simply have a look at the coverup presently being uncovered in Loudoun County. And the incorporation of divisive Critical Race Theory into college curricula throughout the commonwealth has galvanized dad and mom into talking out in school board conferences.


Yet McAuliffe has the audacity to say he “[doesn’t] think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.” He smeared dad and mom alarmed by the poison of CRT as conspiracy theorists and accused them of being “racist.” 

According to McAuliffe, authorities bureaucrats know how you can elevate your children higher than you do. As a mum or dad myself, I’m astounded by his conceitedness and sense of entitlement to different individuals’s youngsters. It’s an insult to households throughout the commonwealth.

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McAuliffe isn’t any higher on problems with public security. Under his administration, violent crime elevated by 10%. At one level, the homicide fee went up an astounding 43%. And whereas McAuliffe claims to assist regulation enforcement, he proudly accepted endorsements from NARAL, a bunch that has referred to as for defunding the police, and New Virginia Majority, one other radical left group that helps defunding the police and abolishing prisons. As homicides in Virginia hit the highest ranges seen in additional than twenty years, residents want management that’s robust on crime, not “politically correct.”

As if this wasn’t sufficient, Virginia households are struggling to make ends meet in a sluggish economic system. While Republican states are creating jobs and getting Americans again to work, Virginia ranks forty first nationally for recovering jobs misplaced because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Inflation is on the rise, taxes are more and more burdensome, and Virginians are fleeing the commonwealth for higher financial alternatives. Still, McAuliffe has lauded Governor Ralph Northam’s work on Virginia’s economic system and introduced a coverage plan that may value the typical household an extra $5,400 and probably signify the largest tax improve in Virginia’s historical past.