Does Virginia Matter to the Midterms?

Virginia matters to Virginia.

Terry McAuliffe in the 2021 Virginia governor’s race. Source: Politico

Virginia heads to the polls today in its quadrennial off-year election. Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin have battled for weeks, bringing in leaders of both parties to stump for them and trading jab after jab in the media. The latest polls suggest that McAullife has the narrowest of leads, although fears over Democratic weighting of polls have made the Democratic…