"I think this idea that Glenn Youngkin won because the Democrats didn't pass a giant spending bill is probably not very accurate," Kinzinger told Rolling Stone.
"But you're going to win not because somebody endorses you," Scott added, urging candidates to focus on issues like the economy, jobs, and education.
Democrats saw election day losses in Virginia after Biden's bipartisan infrastructure bill stalled in the House for months before passing on Friday.
"My wife actually dropped it off personally two weeks ago, so it's there," Wolf said in a radio interview. A spokesperson said it was an "honest mistake."
Youngkin, aware that he needed to focus on local issues to win as a Republican in blue-trending Virginia, publicly kept his distance from former President Trump.
Youngkin's son did not end up voting and did not violate any state election laws, Fairfax County officials added, according to The Washington Post.
"What went wrong is just stupid wokeness," the longtime Democratic strategist said on Wednesday after Democrats lost the Virginia governor's race.
"Non-white voters, it seems, trended heavily against Democrats compared to 2020," one Democratic pollster told Insider.
Glenn Youngkin defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia's heated gubernatorial race this week. Read our full interview with Youngkin this summer.
Trump and Republicans amplified baseless voter fraud claims ahead of Virginia's gubernatorial election. They haven't said a word since Youngkin won.
Asked to whether he faulted McAuliffe himself, Kaine said "there's a million reasons behind any victory or loss, but that's not productive right now."
In leading Republicans out of the political wilderness in Virginia, Glenn Youngkin hammered at issues that set the narrative of the governor's race.
"What you really have - and this is the risk the Democrats have going into 2022 - is an anti-woke rebellion," Ari Fleischer said on Fox News.
Trump said in a November 2 statement that Youngkin "would not have been close to winning" if not for "MAGA voters."
Sears, the first Black woman elected to a statewide office in Virginia, delivered a significant victory to Republicans on Tuesday.
The former president told his supporters not to listen to "perverts," and asked his "great and unprecedented" MAGA base to vote for Youngkin.
Insider spoke with voters and experts to ascertain the dynamics of the Virginia race, with an eye on independents, minorities, and young voters.