Virginia’s 2021 governor race echoes into Spanberger-Vega contest (National Journal)

“This congressional district in the Washington suburbs is about as nationalized a congressional district as any in the country,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a professor and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington, which is located in the district. “An awful lot of people in the district follow what’s going on in Washington very closely. They may be federal retirees, federal workers, federal contractors.”