Democratic Governor

Gov. Terry McAuliffe

Governor of Virginia

Terence “Terry” McAuliffe is the 72nd Governor of Virginia. He is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, and dad who has lived in Virginia for more than 20 years. He previously served as 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.

In politics and business, McAuliffe has worked with people from all walks of life and different political backgrounds. Since becoming governor, he has focused on working in a bipartisan way to help grow Virginia’s economy, expand access to health care, and increase educational opportunities for students.

Governor McAuliffe is also dedicated to ensuring that Virginia is open and welcoming to all.  That is why on his first day in office, he signed Executive Order Number 1, which prohibits discrimination in state government based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Terry and his wife Dorothy were married in 1988. They’ve attended St. Luke Catholic Church for two decades and have been involved in every sport, activity, and competition imaginable with their five children Dori, Jack, Mary, Sally, and Peter.

The Governor attended Catholic University and Georgetown Law School.