It's Election Day In New Jersey And Virginia. Will There Be A Trump Effect?06:04
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Republican candidate for Virginia governor Ed Gillespie talks to journalists after casting his vote at the polling place at Washington Mill Elementary School Nov. 7, 2017 in Alexandria, Va. In a race that many see as a test of the Republican administration of President Trump, Gillespie is running against the commonwealth's current lieutenant governor, Democrat Ralph Northam. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Republican candidate for Virginia governor Ed Gillespie talks to journalists after casting his vote at the polling place at Washington Mill Elementary School Nov. 7, 2017 in Alexandria, Va. In a race that many see as a test of the Republican administration of President Trump, Gillespie is running against the commonwealth's current lieutenant governor, Democrat Ralph Northam. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Voters in Virginia and New Jersey are heading to the polls to elect new governors Tuesday. Some political watchers see the Virginia race in particular as a referendum on President Trump.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Larry Sabato (@LarrySabato), director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, about what's going on in the state.

This segment aired on November 7, 2017.

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