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New poll shows voters split between Kaine and Youngkin in hypothetical Senate race (WRIC)

“Governor Youngkin has been building his national profile in recent weeks as he campaigns for Republican candidates around the country, and that could help him if he chooses to run for the Senate,” Stephen J. Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington and director of UMW’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, said in a statement accompanying the poll. New poll shows voters split between Kaine and Youngkin in hypothetical Senate race (WRIC)

Farnsworth Shares Political Expertise With ‘The Washington Post’

Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth spoke with The Washington Post for an article titled, "Spanberger has centered a stock-trading ban. Pelosi says a vote is coming." Spanberger’s vocal push to police lawmakers’ stock-trading abilities hits a sweet spot in politics, Farnsworth said, finding a unifying issue that taps into people’s frustration with elites in Washington that transcends party lines. Read more.

Farnsworth’s other recent media mentions include:

Podcasts.apple.com: Dr. Stephen Farnsworth: Abigail Spanberger, Yesli Vega, and the

Fight for Virginia’s 7th District

Augusta Free Press: No thanks, PAC man

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No thanks, PAC man (Augusta Free Press)

“Those committees have to spread money out to a lot of races around the country. And Republicans traditionally have been better funded than Democrats. So Democrats in the House and Senate are very concerned about not being outspent,” said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington. 

No thanks, PAC man (Augusta Free Press)

Spanberger has centered a stock-trading ban. Pelosi says a vote is coming. (Washington Post)

Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, said Spanberger’s vocal push to police lawmakers’ stock-trading abilities hits a sweet spot in politics: finding a unifying issue that taps into people’s frustration with elites in Washington that transcends party lines.

Spanberger has centered a stock-trading ban. Pelosi says a vote is coming. (Washington Post)

Abigail Spanberger, Yesli Vega, and the Fight for Virginia’s 7th District (Pod Virginia)

"There are two things that have happened. One is that this district has been redesigned," said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington. "The other is that Donald Trump is now a former president." Abigail Spanberger, Yesli Vega, and the Fight for Virginia’s 7th District (Pod Virginia)