Does This GOP Candidate for Governor Have Momentum'or Is He Just Rich?

Published Oct 01 2021 at 9:10 AM GMT
  • Recent reports in this year's Virginia governor's race have suggested a 'tightening" contest, with the state's Democratic former governor Terry McAuliffe only holding a slim edge over Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin a month out from the election.
  • The nonpartisan Cook Political Report, among the most respected of the electoral prognosticators, leant its weight to those reports last week when it nudged the race in Youngkin's favor, from 'lean Democratic' to 'toss-up.
  • Those reports lean on polling, fundraising numbers, as well as a healthy dose of gut feeling.
  • But if you were to look deeper into one aspect of the contest'the money race'the election isn't nearly as close as it seems.



  • Published Oct 1, 2021 9:10 AM GMT