Besides Gov. Andy Beshear’s (D-KY) gubernatorial campaign, Ohio’s abortion referendum, and Pennsylvania’s state Supreme Court race, it is Virginia’s general assembly elections that could prove to be the most predictive for next year. That is because of their potential to be an indictment on Biden’s presidency amid speculation Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) is considering a last-minute bid for the Republican nomination — and there are no plans for the incumbent to stump there.
Biden appearing in Virginia before Tuesday would only remind voters of the “choice” being presented to them, according to Ken Nunnenkamp. The executive director of Virginia’s Republican Party cited a Washington Post-George Mason University poll from last month.
“While 54% of Virginians approve of the job Gov. Youngkin has done — a record high for a Virginia governor since 2013 — just 43% of Virginians approve of Joe Biden,” Nunnenkamp told the Washington Examiner. “While Virginia Republicans stand behind Gov. Youngkin’s popular, common-sense agenda, Virginia Democrats have continued to double