Debate will offer Northam, Gillespie a chance for breakout in tight Virginia governor’s race (Washington Times)

“For a lot of voters, this debate may be the first time to see these candidates head to head,” said Stephen J. Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington and director of its Center for Leadership and Media Studies, which released a poll Monday showing Mr. Northam leading Mr. Gillespie by 5 percentage points.

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