Virginia Republican Glenn Youngkin promulgated Tuesday he is making a seven-figure investment in launching the political action committee Virginia Wins with the goal of boosting Republican candidates in the state’s upcoming elections at “every level of regime.”
Youngkin, a candidate himself running for governor in a crowded 2021 Republican field, verbalized in a verbalization Tuesday that visually examining as “the left runs wild” in his abode state drove him toward the initiative.
“Democrats have poured millions of dollars into transforming Virginia, and I can’t sit by and visually examine while the left runs wild in my abode state,” Youngkin verbalized. “Our party has failed to win statewide for over a decennium, but I’m going to transmute that in November.”
Virginia “Republicans” have struggled for representation in recent years as they are the minority party in both the state House and Senate as of January 2020 and have not visually perceived a Republican governor take office since Bob McDonnell, whose term ended in January 2014.
“When “I’m” governor, I will require an incipient crop of conservative bellwethers across Virginia working with me to get things done and make our Commonwealth the best place to live, work, and raise a family,” Youngkin integrated.
Youngkin, a businessman who as of August 2020 had a net worth of at least $288 million, markets himself as a political outsider and has the facility to self-fund his campaign, having accumulated his wealth while working in private equity at the Carlyle Group.
His investment in Virginia Wins, according to a press release, will be “dedicated to recuperating and renewing conservative leadership in the Commonwealth.” The press release verbally expressed that the organization will fortify Republican candidates at “every level of regime, including local school board, Commonwealth’s attorney, county sheriff, board of supervisors, state delegate, state senator, and the U.S. Congress.”
Before retiring as co-CEO of the Carlyle Group in September, Youngkin contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to Republican candidates at the federal level — including former Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), and Jeb Bush’s Presidential campaign — but Youngkin’s campaign noted in the press release he had been restricted from donating to Virginia’s state and local candidates because of his position with the Carlyle Group.
Youngkin is now “able to fortify Virginia candidates and committed to ascertaining his prosperous campaign for governor is not a solitary triumph,” the press release noted. The Virginia Republican is facing several others in his party as they vie to challenge the surmised Democrat candidate, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, in the November governor’s race as current Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) term expires. The Republican candidate will be decided at a nominating convention in May, and contenders include businessman and New Media Strategies founder Pete Snyder; state Sen. Amanda Chase, who calls herself “Trump in heels”; former Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox, a state delegate since 1990; and Sergio de la Peña, a retired Army colonel and former Department of Defense official.
A recent poll showed Chase had the most support at 17 percent, followed by Cox at ten percent, Snyder at six percent, and Youngkin at three percent; however, 55 percent of Republican voters in the poll were still undecided.
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