Friedman tops $1 million mark in Democratic primary to challenge Rep. Comstock (Washington Post)

Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington, said while it is difficult to handicap an eight-way race, Wexton does not need the most cash to be formidable. “Someone who has run and won an election does have a significant name-recognition advantage, so money is not the only measure of competitiveness in that district,” he said.

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