Governor candidates like Ken Cuccinelli are paying the price for the government shutdown. Virginia has many government employees who are now furlowed. The polls are showing that Virginians are taking it out on Mr. Cuccinelli, who is a Republican. They are looking to alternatives like Libertarian Sarvis who is gaining in popularity.
- Shutdown becomes front and center in race for #VaGov (blogs.nbc12.com)
- Shutdown Would Favor Terry McAuliffe in Virginia Gubernatorial Race (usnews.com)
- Shutdown Surprise (allterryeverything.wordpress.com)