“In any primary, you need consistent prodding to get people to the polls,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. “The one thing that can counter money is work on the ground. When you have a lot of energetic volunteers knocking on doors, money may not be as decisive.”
Political Science Professor Stephen Farnsworth has been quoted in several current national news stories, including the following:
After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws (The New York Times);
Gov. Ralph Northam will convene special session of Virginia legislature to take up gun control (The Washington Post)
What Impact Could the Special Session Have [...]
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Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington said that Friday’s decision by President Trump to ease trade tariffs with Canada makes a great deal of sense as the president seeks to increase the trade pressure on China. Trump’s decision may also lead to more rapid acceptance of the revised North American Free Trade Agreement, Farnsworth said.