Seeing Double (WVTF public radio)

“When a candidate runs for two offices at the same time, they’re sending two messages: I want something better than what I have and I’m not sure I’m going to be able I’m going to get it,” said Stephen Farnsworth, political science professor at the University of Mary Washington. “I suppose a politician can say, ‘I’m so good you can vote for me twice.’ But I’m not sure many voters are going to receive that message all that enthusiastically.”