Virginia may have three open congressional seats this year, but the races aren’t all that contested. Only one of the seats is highly competitive. So what do the campaign finance numbers have to say about the congressional races this year?
Some of the largest campaign war chests are being assembled in some of the safest seats in Virginia. Take Congressman Gerry Connolly, the Democrat from Northern Virginia. He’s raised about $1.6 million. And he has no challenger.