BET Wire: Black Votes Rock

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Game Changers

African-Americans are far from the majority in Virginia and make up just 20 percent of the voting population, but the were key to Democrat Terry McAuliffe's gubernatorial win. With support very close to what Obama got in 2012, they filled gaps the candidate had with other demographics, enabling him to squeak through with a three-point lead.

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