Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe
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72nd Governor of Virginia
Assumed office
January 11, 2014
Lieutenant Ralph Northam
Preceded by Bob McDonnell
Succeeded by Ralph Northam (elect)
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 17, 2016 – July 16, 2017
Preceded by Gary Herbert
Succeeded by Brian Sandoval
Chair of the Democratic National Committee
In office
February 3, 2001 – February 12, 2005
Preceded by Ed Rendell (General Chair)
Joe Andrew (National Chair)
Succeeded by Howard Dean
Personal details
Born Terence Richard McAuliffe
(1957-02-09) February 9, 1957 (age 60)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dorothy Swann (m. 1988)
Children 5
Residence Executive Mansion
Education Catholic University ( BA)
Georgetown University ( JD)
Website Official website

Terence Richard McAuliffe ( f/; born February 9, 1957) is an American politician and former entrepreneur who is the 72nd and current Governor of Virginia, since 2014. [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 will end 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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