CNN, AP: Terry McAuliffe wins Virginia gubernatorial race

POSTED: 10:00 PM Nov 05 2013   UPDATED: 10:40 PM Nov 05 2013
TERRY MCAULIFFE

After a tight race, CNN and the AP have declared Democrat Terry McAuliffe as the next governor of Virginia.

Democrat Terry McAuliffe beat Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the gubernatorial race.

McAuliffe and Cuccinelli have been in heated campaigns, often taking jabs at each other. Cuccinelli has criticized McAuliffe for not bringing promised jobs to Virginia with his ties to the company Green Tech.

Meanwhile, Cuccinelli has been battling reports that his office gave improper advice to two energy companies in a natural gas drilling royalty lawsuit.