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SPRINGFIELD, VA - OCTOBER 23:  Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam speaks to residents during a visit at Greenspring Retirement Community October 23, 2017 in Springfield, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
SPRINGFIELD, VA - OCTOBER 23:  Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam speaks to residents during a visit at Greenspring Retirement Community October 23, 2017 in Springfield, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Northam projected to win Virginia race

CNN projects that Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will win the governor's race in Virginia, beating GOP nominee Ed Gillespie, who served as an aide to former President George W. Bush.

Northam projected to win Virginia race

CNN projects that Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will win the governor's race in Virginia, beating GOP nominee Ed Gillespie, who served as an aide to former President George W. Bush.