Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe to Teach Center for Politics Class with Prof. Larry Sabato

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) will teach a University of Virginia Center for Politics class along with Professor Larry J. Sabato from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22.

Gov. McAuliffe will be speaking to the Center’s Workshop in Contemporary American Electoral Politics class (PLAP 3370). As part of the University’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all courses have been moved online. He will be joined by Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato. The class will be available to the public and the press via livestream at

In 2013, Virginia voters elected McAuliffe as governor, and he served until early 2018. As governors across the county have been on the front lines of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. McAuliffe will bring timely insights from his years leading Virginia’s executive branch. Gov. McAuliffe also served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2001-2005.

Gov. McAuliffe joins a bipartisan roster of guests that have joined this class. Recent speakers in its virtual classroom include Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and former Rep. Barbara Comstock (R, VA-10).