Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin continues his thank-you tour in Lynchburg
LYNCHBURG, Virginia. – Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin rallied his supporters on Friday night in Lynchburg, thanking them for helping him win a hard-fought race.
Hundreds of people in the town of Hill gathered to listen to Youngkin at Thomas Road Baptist Church, where he doubled down on pledges made during his campaign.
It’s a preview of what’s to come, thanks to voters like Vance Wilkins.
âI wanted to celebrate first. I’m very happy Glenn won, âsaid Wilkins. âHe’s going to make a great governor.
Central Virginia played a major role in its victory. Youngkin won over 70% of the vote in Amherst, Bedford, Appomattox and Campbell County.
âThis is just the first battle of a war,â adds Wilkins.
For Governor-elect Youngkin, January 15 cannot come soon enough. He looks forward to using his veto power for the next four years.
âWe can’t allow this movement to become a snapshot, it’s a movie,â Youngkin said.
He focused on schools, saying he wanted to be known as the “governor of education,” with the intention of adding more charter schools and outlawing critical theory of education. race.
“We are going to have our children at school,” he adds. “We are going to raise expectations for excellence and we are going to fund in a record school budget.”
Youngkin referred to three “Day-One” promises, including: removing the tax on groceries, never forcing businesses to close their doors again, and repealing the governor’s decree that requires vaccinated state employees to wear clothing. mask.
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