RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin clashed Tuesday evening over vaccinations, tax policy, education and their respective records in the second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched gubernatorial election.Who are Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin?
© Win Mcnamee/Getty Images Moderator Chuck Todd, right, poses a question to former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, left, and Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin during the final governor debate hosted by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 28 in Alexandria.Will it be a tight race between McAuliffe and Youngkin?
Five weeks from Election Day and with early voting already underway, recent polls suggest a tight race between McAuliffe, who is seeking a second term after his first ended in 2018, and Youngkin, a former business executive and political newcomer.What do the polls say about Terry McAuliffe's race?
The debate took place on the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College as polls show a tight race: McAuliffe was standing at 50 percent to former private equity executive Youngkin's 47 percent in a recent Post-Schar School poll. The poll suggested that several outside factors could weigh on the governor’s race.