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Republicans sweep Virginia (Cardinal News)

“The big question in this election was whether Virginians feared the specter of Donald Trump more than the specter of critical race theory,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington. Youngkin had vowed to ban critical race theory, which is not being taught at Virginia schools, on his first day in office. “Based on results so far it looks like voters feared the idea of critical race theory more than Trump,” Farnsworth said.

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Enter the candidates (Virginia Business)

“The Youngkin campaign had a strategy of talking about Virginia’s economy being in a ditch,” says Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington. “That strategy disappeared when Virginia was named the No. 1 state for business.”

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Virginia Democratic Primary (WAMU)

That would be about 20 percent of voters who have already voted. Stephen Farnsworth, at the University of Mary Washington says that might indicate a lack of enthusiasm — “You would anticipate with a bit more early voting,” he said.