Trump vs Clinton: Virginia Campaigners Make Last Push (Al- Jazeera)

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State polls give Clinton a seven-point lead over her Republican counterpart. However, the Trump campaign is not giving up yet – in late October, it announced a $2m buy-in for TV advertisements across Virginia.

“For decades Virginia was a reliably Republican state,” said Dr Stephen J Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington. “However, in 2008 and 2012, Virginia demonstrated that it’s one of the key swing states, and it keeps that role in 2016.”

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