Negative ads overwhelm Virginia voters (The Fulcrum)

Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington, commented that this less-than-truthful ad campaign strategy has been amplified by former President Donald Trump.

“I think that one of the consequences of the Donald Trump years in politics is that a lot of people think that falsities are actually an effective campaign strategy,” Farnsworth said. “And you’re certainly seeing the demonization of opponents in a lot of these competitive races, including District 31.”