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Craig Volden
Mar 06, 2020

Productive Politicians Fare Better in Primaries

Now that Super Tuesday is behind us, voters can look forward to another primary in the spring – this time for Congressional candidates. As a professor of public policy and politics at the Batten School and co-director of the Center for Effective Lawmaking, Craig Volden has studied what factors make for a successful candidate and drawn some conclusions about this state’s congressional delegation.

Super Tuesday Panelists
Mar 04, 2020

Batten’s Super Tuesday Panelists Discuss Democratic Primaries in Virginia and Beyond

Hosted by the Batten School and Center for Politics, the panel featured Heather Caygle, a POLITICO Congress reporter; Jocelyn Kiley, the associate director of research at Pew Research Center; Rohini Kosoglu, a senior advisor to Senator Kamala Harris; Tara Setmayer, a CNN Political Commentator and ABC News Political Contributor; and Mara Suttman-Lea, a professor at Connecticut College.