What Will Turnout Look Like on Election Day? (WVTF)

Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington says the reason for that is the system of electing state offices in odd-year elections.

“The reason that Virginia is at or near the bottom in mid-term election after midterm election is because the state has decided to give Virginians extra elections, and that splits up the people who care about different elections at different times.”

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