The X Factor in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District
The race between Brat and Spanberger is a pure toss-up but what more can be found in the polls?
A Trump Country Toss-Up in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District
The winner Nov. 6 will be a political newcomer who isn’t a favorite of party bigwigs.
How Scott Taylor Went From Embattled to Favorite
Taylor, having shored up his base, stands poised to win reelection
The Virginian Who Shaped the Supreme Court Into a Constitutional Powerhouse
Hopefully, SCOTUS will return to laying down principles for future generations — not expedite decisions for the political moment.
The Virginia GOP’s Post-Stewart Future
The voices of GOP insiders on the future of Virginia’s Republican Party
Abigail Spanberger’s ‘Unprecedented Support’ Makes the Virginia 7th a Pure Toss-Up
Respondents in this poll who favor Spanberger do not appear simply to be ‘voting against Trump’ … they are voting for Spanberger.
Petition Scandal Deflates Scott Taylor’s Supporters
It’s been clear for some weeks that Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District race between incumbent Rep. Scott Taylor (R) and Democratic nominee Elaine Luria was going to be close.
Rep. Brat Shouldn’t Breathe Easy, Despite Polling Data That Shows Him Ahead
The poll shows that Brat trails Spanberger by 10 percentage points in the increasingly blue Henrico. But in Chesterfield, Brat has a lead over Spanberger of 48-44 percent, with 8 percent undecided.
The Case of the Unredacted Spanberger File
The big question is whether any of this changes the complexion of the 7th District race. On balance, probably not. At least not yet.
Bill Stanley’s School Plan Shuffles the Partisan Deck
A partnership between the state and local governments could help tackle the most problematic schools first.