Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth was featured for his expertise in a piece titled “Reform-minded prosecutors in Northern Virginia face primary challenges.” It appeared in The Washington Post, NBC 4, U.S. News, Bollyinside, WTVR, WMAL and Fox News. In the piece, Farnsworth cautioned against drawing sweeping conclusions from a primary that historically draws only a narrow slice of the electorate. Still, he said if voters were to reject reform incumbents, it would be noteworthy. Read more.
Farnsworth also received other recent media mentions, including:
‘Virginia has made it a lot easier’: Early voting underway through June 17 (RVA HUB)
“That’s a big change from the way it used to be in Virginia,” said Stephen Farnsworth, political science professor and director of the University of Mary Washington Center for Leadership and Media Studies. “Where most of the votes were cast on election day, that’s just no longer the case here.”