Current Mississippi governor (and former RNC chairman) Hailey Barber, Virginia Republican Party chairman Pat Mullins, and current RNC chairman Michael Steele just addressed the crowd in the Richmond Mariott Hotel. Still no sign of McDonnell, who is expected to deliver a press conference soon.
The latest exit polls show all three Republican candidates with big leads. Bob McDonnell is leading Creigh Deeds with 64%, Bill Bolling is leading Jody Wagner in the lt. governor’s race with 62%, and Ken Cuccinelli is leading Steve Shannon in the attorney general’s race at 63%. lb