What happened during Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy’s run for Virginia governor? (Potomac Local)

“Very few Virginia governors run for a second term, but when they do, they have all the advantages,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science and international affairs at the University of Mary Washington. “They have all of the advantages — they’ve already won a statewide race, they have contacts all over the commonwealth, they have significant abilities to raise money, and they’ve built up political IOUs within the party.”