Virginia parents are claiming victory for “family values” and “parental rights” after Republicans swept statewide elections in Virginia on Tuesday.
Republicans routed Democrats for Virginia governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general on Tuesday in an election favoring Democrats earlier this year. Local outrage over education created a groundswell of anger against Democrats and progressive school curriculum, ideas, and policies such as student mask mandates.
Parental outrage drove Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin to victory over Democratic former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, flipping the state red after the tenure of Governor Ralph Northam.
“Glenn Youngkin’s victory showcases the Commonwealth’s desire to elect a public servant instead of a political servant,” Virginia mother Elizabeth Perrin told Fox News. “What we have seen is the importance of family values and parental rights in our education system.”
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