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Robert McCartney's Scorecard: Bob Ads Up a Win

Post columnist Robert McCartney is judging the Virginia governor's race candidates, tallying the blows week by week until the Nov. 3 election. Here's his analysis of the past week:

"It was a slow week with both candidates busy raising money before a Wednesday deadline, and I was tempted to declare a draw. But McDonnell wins by a hair, as it emerges that his side is putting out more advertising, partly because of support from outside groups such as the Republican Governors Association. The Republican also steadily picked up endorsements, including that of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. (Deeds got the Police Benevolent Association.) The latest polls aren't statistically reliable, but for what it's worth, they all still have McDonnell in the lead."

Check out how McCartney has scored the race so far.

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  |  October 1, 2009; 4:17 PM ET
Categories:  2009 Governor's Race , Campaign Ads , Election 2009  
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