Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe
72nd Governor of Virginia
In office
January 11, 2014 – January 13, 2018
LieutenantRalph Northam
Preceded byBob McDonnell
Succeeded byRalph Northam
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 17, 2016 – July 16, 2017
Preceded byGary Herbert
Succeeded byBrian Sandoval
Chair of the Democratic National Committee
In office
February 3, 2001 – February 12, 2005
Preceded byEd Rendell (General Chair)
Joe Andrew (National Chair)
Succeeded byHoward Dean
Personal details
BornTerence Richard McAuliffe
(1957-02-09) February 9, 1957 (age 61)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Dorothy Swann (m. 1988)
EducationCatholic University (BA)
Georgetown University (JD)
WebsiteOfficial website

Terence Richard McAuliffe (born February 9, 1957) is an American politician and former entrepreneur who served as the 72nd Governor of Virginia from 2014 to 2018.[1] He was chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005, was co-chairman of President Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign, and was chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign.

McAuliffe was previously an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2009 gubernatorial election. In the 2013 gubernatorial election, he ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. He defeated Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Libertarian Robert Sarvis in the general election, collecting 47.8% of the vote; Cuccinelli garnered 45.2% and Sarvis received 6.5%.[1] McAuliffe assumed office on January 11, 2014, and his term ended on January 13, 2018.

Family and education

McAuliffe was born and raised in Syracuse, New York, the son of Mildred Katherine Lonergan and Jack McAuliffe.[2][3] His father was a real estate agent and local Democratic politician. The family is of Irish descent.[4][5][6]

He graduated from Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School in 1975. In 1979, he earned a bachelor's degree from The Catholic University of America, where he served as a resident adviser.[7] After graduating, McAuliffe worked for President Jimmy Carter's reelection campaign, becoming the national finance director at twenty-two. Following the campaign, McAuliffe attended the Georgetown University Law Center, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 1984.[8]

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