Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Face Tough Opponents: Themselves (WVTF public radio)

But Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington disagrees. He says Northam is in a more perilous position.

“The anger that you see among Democrats really I think is going to create a sense that the votes for Bush were more problematic. Perriello may be better able to explain away the very conservative nature of his old congressional district.”

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