McClellan Vies for VA Governor Seat After 15 Years in Legislature (Virginia Patch)

"The big challenge that Sen. McClellan has in this contest is the fact that there's a former governor, Terry McAuliffe, who's also seeking the Democratic nomination," said Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington. "Absent McAuliffe, she would be one of the leading candidates, but with McAuliffe in the race, it will be hard for any of the other Democratic candidates to compete with somebody who has already won a statewide election." McClellan Vies for VA Governor Seat After 15 Years in Legislature (Virginia Patch)