Category Archives: bio

McAuliffe polls higher, faces GOP lawsuit to keep him off statewide ballot (Potomac Local News)

“The legacy of Donald Trump continues to be a powerful tailwind for Democrats,” said University of Mary Washington Political Science Professor Stephen J. Farnsworth.  “Youngkin has to thread a tough needle. He has to figure out a way to sound ‘Trump’ enough to keep Trump supporters energized. But he has to be careful not to sound too much like Trump and risk losing those suburban voters who have never liked the former president.”

McAuliffe polls higher, faces GOP lawsuit to keep him off statewide ballot (Potomac Local News)

Chaotic Afghanistan Evacuation Efforts Continue (CTV News Canada)

Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington in Virginia said that exiting Afghanistan was going to be a chaos-filled process, regardless of when it happened. Farnsworth said the magnitude of the task is huge, and the efforts have intensified in recent days. 

Chaotic Afghanistan Evacuation Efforts Continue (CTV News Canada)

Census figures reveal extent of Democrats’ inroads, Republicans’ challenge in Virginia (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

“Trump was poisonous in the suburbs and the definition of suburbs is expanding,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington.

Census figures reveal extent of Democrats’ inroads, Republicans’ challenge in Virginia (Richmond Times-Dispatch)